Ed Gipson


He comes to AZ Compass Prep after spending  one year at Chandler High School where they reached the state playoffs. Before Chandler High he spent six years as associate head coach at Robert Morris University-Chicago. During this time he was apart of three NAIA D1 final fours and one elite eight appearance and a overall record of 124-42. At Robert Morris, Gipson assisted in all aspects of the program, including national and international recruiting, scouting reports, game plans, practices and working with community. Prior to joining the Eagles, Coach Gipson led his Ralph Ellison Charter School team to a 17-3 record and an undefeated conference record. Before that he worked as assistant Varsity Basketball Coach at Bishop Noll Institute in Hammond, IN, where helped lead the Varsity team to a Indiana high school association Sectional Championship. He has worked with numerous AAU programs and also helped place many prep players in NJCAA and NCAA Division I program. Ed finished his collegiate career at Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Division II the Calumet College of St. Joseph (IN) under current American Athletic Conference Associate Commissioner Nate Pomeday, while earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems. “Ed is one of the great leaders in the coaching industry who has built great relationships with coaches at all levels,” says RMU head Coach Al Bruehl. “He is a student of the game, and his passion for basketball and dedication to the players make him an asset to any program.”

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