University of Dubuque Women's Basketball Camps
Head Coach Mark Noll
Mark W. Noll recently completed his 12th season as UD Head Women's Basketball Coach after earning the position on May 1, 2007. Noll is UD's all-time leader with 144 overall wins and 80 conference victories. He led the Spartans to the 2014-15 Iowa Conference Championship, the first in UD Women's Basketball history.
The Spartans have reached previously unimaginable heights in the classroom as well under Noll. The team was ranked #1 in the WBCA Academic Team Honor Roll in 2015-16 while also finishing in the top-five in 2014-15 and 2016-17.
Noll guided the Spartans to their first-ever regular season Iowa Conference title in 2014-15 and the Spartans seventh IIAC Tournament bid in his first eight seasons as head coach.
The Spartans set a school record for most conference wins in school history (11, 2014-15) and set the overall wins school record (20) in 2012-13 season. The fast and furious style of play the Spartans employed led to several school records in 26 games during 2013-14 including: points (1990), FG attempted (1793), FT attempted (623), and points per game (76.5).
Noll's 2014-15 senior class left as the winningest group in UD history with 69 overall wins and 39 Iowa Conference victories over their four years. The seniors helped set a single-season school record in free throws made (497) and free throws attempted (681). Also in 2014-15, Noll and Co. swept the season series against Simpson for the first time in school history and won both games against Loras for the first time since 1980.
Noll coached the Spartans to an IIAC tournament championship appearance in 2013 and has produced 15 All-Conference selections (7 - First Team, 8 - Second Team, and 10 - Honorable Mention). He garnered his 100th career win on February 19, 2014 at Buena Vista University, 85-78.
Noll, a native of Colfax, Wis. is a 2000 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wis., where he also served as the assistant women's basketball coach for seven seasons. Noll has 18 years of coaching experience at all levels including collegiate, AAU and youth levels. Noll was a significant presence as the assistant coach for the UW-Stout women's basketball program. He was a part of three consecutive Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) basketball championships, WIAC tournament championships, and two "Sweet 16" finishes in the NCAA Division III National Championships. The women's team at Stout was been among the record attendance leaders in Division III during his tenure.
Noll's background also includes extensive experience as a personal instructor and club promoter for the Wisconsin Amateur Athletic Union from 1989-2002. He assisted in every facet of running the nationally known Great Lakes Shootout Basketball Series. He coached AAU teams to the national level with numerous Top-8 finishes at the National Championships and Junior Olympics.
He has coached over 100 players who went on to receive college scholarships, two Big Ten Freshman of the Year, two NCAA Kodak All-Americans, the top-3 all-time leading scorers in high school for the state of Wisconsin, two USA Basketball Team members, and three WNBA players.
Noll and his wife, Kara, reside in Cuba City, Wis. with their son Jackson and their daughter Tyler.