Justin Wieck, a senior member of Iowa’s 2006 Big Ten Tournament championship team, is in his fourth year as a member of the Hawkeye basketball staff.
Wieck assists the Iowa coaches in preparing opponent scouting reports and video packages, as well as providing breakdown clips of Iowa practice and game video. He is also responsible for highlight videos which are used to supplement Iowa’s on-campus recruiting efforts.
Justin coordinates Iowa’s video exchange program and is in his third year as assistant camp director for the University of Iowa Summer Basketball Camps, which include on-campus camps and satellite camps within the state.
Wieck joined the Hawkeye program as a walk-on after two years at Kirkwood Community College and earned a scholarship for his senior season. In his two seasons as a Hawkeye player, Wieck was a member of two NCAA Tournament teams that won a combined 46 games. Iowa posted a 25-9 overall record in 2006 and won the Big Ten Conference post-season tournament in Indianapolis after placing second in the league standing during the regular season.
Wieck saw action in 13 games as a senior while earning academic all-Big Ten recognition. As a senior he collected a career-best four rebounds in a win over Robert Morris. As a junior he had two points in a loss to eventual national champion North Carolina in the title game of the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
Wieck enjoyed a successful two-year stint at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA, helping that school place fourth in the nation among Division II junior colleges as a sophomore. Wieck was named to the all-tournament team at the national tournament after averaging 16 points and seven rebounds. He averaged 10.9 points and 4.8 for the season, helping Kirkwood to 28-9 overall record. Kirkwood posted a 27-4 record in Justin’s first season.
A native of North Liberty, Wieck earned all-state honors at West High School in Iowa City, helping his prep team earn a third place finish in the state tournament as a senior. West posted 25-1 mark his senior season, when he averaged 15.6 points, six rebounds and two assists per game, shooting 61% from the field, 42% from three-point range and 78% from the free throw line. He served as a team captain as a junior and senior and was the team MVP as a senior. He earned all-conference and all-state honors in baseball as junior and senior, playing shortstop and pitching.
Wieck earned his bachelor’s degree in finance in 2006 and his master’s degree in sports administration in 2008, both from the University of Iowa. He was born July 10, 1984. His wife’s name is Laura.