P.J. Hogan is in his 16th year at the University of Northern Iowa, and his 14th as a full-time assistant coach.
Hogan is responsible for coordinating player development, particularly with the Panthers’ perimeter players, and is heavily involved in recruiting. He also is in charge of coordinating UNI’s opponent scouting as well as the team’s numerous summer camps.
Prior to coming to UNI, Hogan served as the top assistant coach at Southwest State University (known today as Southwest Minnesota State) for two years. At the Division II school, he helped lead them to an overall record of 38-18 and two second-place finishes in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The 2001-02 team won 21 games – the second-most wins in school history – and advanced to the conference tournament championship game.
While at Southwest State, he was in charge of recruiting and player development. In addition, he oversaw the team’s strength and conditioning program, and served as the team’s academic coordinator.
Before going to Southwest State, Hogan worked at North Dakota State University during the 2000-01 season as an assistant coach, as well as the 1999-2000 season at Wayne State College. Hogan was part of one of most successful seasons in school history, as the Wildcats went 26-6 and reached the NCAA Division II Sweet Sixteen.
A native of Dubuque, Iowa, Hogan was a four-year letterwinner at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. He graduated from Morningside in 1999 with a degree in sociology and was named to the North Central Conference’s honorable mention all-academic team.
A high school graduate of Dubuque Hempstead, Hogan was a Class 4A first-team all-state performer.
Hogan earned his master’s degree in leisure services from UNI in 2008.