Brooks leads Wisconsin-Stevens Point to D-III men’s title, named Coach of the Year

CHRIS BROOKS (photo: UWSP Athletics)
The third time really is the charm.Winning the Division III national championship has garnered Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Chris Brooks the 2015-16 Men’s D-III Coach of the Year.Brooks, who just completed his fifth season behind the Pointers bench, led the team to a WIAC playoff title and then beat Adrian, Geneseo and St. Norbert to end the school’s 23-year national title drought.He was named WIAC Coach of the Year this season as well.The national championship avenged a loss in the title game to St. Norbert in 2014. UWSP posted runner-up finishes in 2014 and 2015 with Brooks at the helm.In five years with UWSP, Brooks has guided the team to a 98-40-10 record, including 24-5-2 in 2015-16.