Rudy Bentley is in his first season as a graduate assistant coach for the Wisconsin Lutheran College men's basketball team. He joins the Warriors coaching staff after serving for one season as an assistant coach under current Warriors head coach Aaron Aanonsen at Lakeland University.
In his first season as an assistant coach, Bentley was the head of guard development, assisted in practice planning, responsible for scouting, and had an extensive amount of recruiting responsibilities.
During the summer months, Bentley works for Point Guard College where he travels the country and teaches basketball and leadership skills to high school and college-level athletes. In March 2016, Bentley traveled to Cape Town, South Africa, where he assisted in running basketball camps for underprivileged youth. Bentley also does an extensive amount of individual and small group basketball training. His clientele has ranges from middle school ages to professional athletes.
Bentley was a four-year starter in college. Following his freshman year at Carroll University, Bentley finished his collegiate career at Beloit College. In his three-and-a-half seasons playing for the Bucs, Bentley scored over 900 points, ranked third in assists in program history, and was a team captain both his junior and senior seasons. Bentley was also a four-time Academic All-Conference award winner. He earned a bachelor's degree in business economics from Beloit in 2016.
The Madison native attended East High School where he was a three-year letterwinner and First Team All-Big 8 Conference selection as a senior for the Purgolders. Bentley lives in Milwaukee and is enrolled in the college's Master of Arts program, specializing in leadership and innovation.