Gunsby DeJohnett | Assistant Coach
Gunsby DeJohnett begins his third season as assistant coach for the Waldorf University men’s basketball team.
A native of Milwaukee, DeJohnett graduated from Riverside High School in 2009. He went on to play basketball at the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan for one season before transferring to Waldorf for the final three years of his athletic career. He ranks ninth in Waldorf school history in scoring with 619 points and also ranks fifth in assists (165).
DeJohnett graduated from Waldorf College in 2014 with a bachelor of arts degree in foundations of education and also received a coaching endorsement. During his basketball career with the Warriors, he served as a team captain for two years and was a two-time Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) Scholar-Athlete.
DeJohnett is currently pursuing a master’s of arts degree in organizational leadership from Waldorf with a teacher leader concentration.
Kyle Hoffman | Assistant Coach
Kyle Hoffman enters his first season as assistant coach for the Waldorf University men’s basketball team.
Hoffman joins the Warriors after spending four seasons playing NCAA Division III basketball at Concordia University Chicago where he was a team captain for the Cougars as a senior.
In 2017, Hoffman graduated from Concordia University Chicago with a bachelor’s of arts degree in sport and fitness and a minor in coaching and sports management. He was a four-year letter winner on the basketball team and has a successful playing career for the Cougars, which included being named the Concordia Male Athlete of the Week on two occasions.
During Hoffman’s college years, he served as head coach for the Wisconsin Jets. He assisted 26 athletes in reaching the collegiate level and eight of his players earned athletic scholarships. Hoffman also served as a coach for the Green Bay Gunners and Chicago Courtmasters. He assisted other age groups in youth programs. Growing up, he always wanted to coach and coached alongside his father in basketball, football and baseball.
A native of Manitowoc, Wis., Hoffman is a 2013 Lincoln High School graduate and was a three-year letter winner in basketball during his prep career. The Ships won 16 games during his junior season, which marked the most wins for the program in an eight-year stretch. Hoffman set a single-game school record after draining eight three-pointers in a contest. He was a team captain as a senior and was named an all-Fox River Classic Conference (FRCC) selection while leading Lincoln in assists. He was honored with the Scott Vechting Award, which is presented to the hardest worker; was named Athlete of the Month during January of his senior year and nominated for the 2013 Male Athlete of the Year.
Hoffman is the son of Richard and Mary Hoffman. He resides in Forest City and is currently pursuing a master’s of arts degree in organizational leadership at Waldorf with an emphasis in sport management.