Jeff Niesz

Coach Jeff was a three-sport high school athlete. He played football, basketball and baseball at F.J. Reitz High School in Evansville, Indiana, then went on to play linebacker for Illinois State University. After college Jeff returned to F.J. Reitz as a basketball coach, helping the team to an 11-1 record and a semi-final finish in the state tournament.


Jeff was assistant coach for Local Hoops this past winter season with the 3rd grade team, and also helped out with 1st-5th grade practices.


Jeff works for Oracle developing and implementing cloud infrastructure. Before that he spent 12 years working at Microsoft, in hardware development for XBox and Surface devices as a display and optics subject matter expert.  Jeff has two daughters and lives in Bellevue.