Casey Wyllie joined the SIUE men's basketball program as its director of basketball operations in July 2017.
A native of Dwight, Illinois, Wyllie joins the SIUE staff after serving as a graduate assistant at Louisiana Tech.
Wyllie assisted the Director of Operations at Louisiana Tech in the day-to-day operations of the program by planning weekly schedules, while also coordinating academics and travel arrangements. In addition to his typical office responsibilities, he also helped organize the program’s recruiting efforts and summer basketball camps. He earned his master's in Kinesiology with a concentration in Administration of Sport and Physical Activity from Louisiana Tech in November 2017.
He earned an associate’s degree of construction management in applied science from John A. Logan College in 2012. During his time at John A. Logan, he worked as the junior varsity boys’ basketball coach at Elverado High School in Elkville, Illinois.
While earning a bachelor’s degree from SIU Carbondale from 2012 to 2015, Wyllie gained valuable coaching experience as the head freshman boys’ basketball coach at Benton High School. He recorded a 43-23 record during that time, including a perfect 21-0 record in his third season.
Wyllie was an outstanding prep player in his own right. He led Dwight High School to a 28-4 record and the sectional finals his senior season.