Hall of Fame Coach Mike Waldo reunited with his former player, SIUE Head Coach Jon Harris, when he joined the SIUE men's basketball staff in September 2018.
Waldo spent 35 years as a head coach, including the last 30 at Edwardsville High School. The native of Granite City, Illinois, finished his career with a 727-266 record for a .732 winning percentage. He won 21 regional titles, seven sectional titles and 10 Southwestern Conference championships during his time at EHS. Prior to his time with the Tigers, Waldo was the head coach for five seasons at Alton Marquette High School. His teams won 81 games over five seasons and captured the school's first regional title in 1988.
He boasted four 30-win seasons and 21 20-win seasons during his time as a head coach.
Waldo is a graduate of SIUE and played two seasons of basketball for the Cougars.
Harris was a standout for Waldo at Edwardsville, where he scored 1,269 points and was the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Player of the Year in 1998.