The 2016-17 season was the first year for David Marek as an assistant coach with the Weber State men’s basketball program. He joined the Wildcats in the summer of 2016.
During his first season with the Wildcats, Marek helped Weber State to a 20-win season, a trip to the Big Sky Tournament championship game and a trip to the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. He also assisted in recruiting and player development.
Marek came to Weber State after spending two seasons at Utah State where he was the Director of Player Development for the Aggies in 2015-16, and spent the 2014-15 season as the video coordinator.
Prior to joining the Aggies, Marek was a graduate assistant at Idaho State in the Big Sky. He spent two seasons with the Bengals as video coordinator and graduate assistant and also assisted with academic responsibilities.
Marek, 31, is a native of Benesov, Czech Republic and played college basketball at Southern Utah. He played four years with the Thunderbirds and ranks in the top 10 in several categories. He still holds SUU’s single-game 3-point percentage record, shooting 7-of-7 from 3-point land in one game. He also ranks sixth in SUU career 3-pointer percentage.
Following his college playing career, Marek played professionally for three seasons in Spain, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. He was a member of the Czech Republic National Team from 2008-10 and participated in the NBA Basketball Without Borders program.
He graduated from Southern Utah in 2009 and earned his master’s degree in Athletic Administration from Idaho State in 2014.