In his second year with the Marquette basketball program as Special Assistant is Trey Schwab. Schwab's primary duties will be the coordination of Marquette's video efforts, team travel and on-campus recruiting.
Schwab, who hails from Nowata, Oklahoma, came to the Marquette program after spending six years working for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association, his last five as an Advance and College Scout. His responsibilities with the Timberwolves included being in charge of all advance (NBA) scouting as well as all final scouting reports for every opponent. He supervised two other scouts as well as the video coordinator and that staff. In addition, he assisted in college scouting.
Prior to his stint with Minnesota, Schwab served as the Director Basketball Operations and Assistant Coach with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the Continental Basketball Association from 1992 through 1995. During his time in the CBA, Schwab worked for two future NBA head coaches, Eric Musselman of the Golden State Warriors and Flip Saunders of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Schwab also worked as an assistant coach at other CBA franchises including a pair of stints at Rapid City (SD) and with the Lacrosse Catbirds.
Schwab got his start in coaching as a student assistant coach at Tulsa where he served under J.D. Barnett from 1985-88. He earned his bachelor's degree in marketing from Tulsa in 1988.