Ian Laughlin begins his first season as an Assistant Basketball Coach at Wabash Valley College. Prior to coming to Wabash Valley, he spent the last 3 seasons as an Assistant Varsity Coach and Freshman Coach at Richland County High School in Olney, IL. During his time at RCHS the Tigers won the Little Illini regular season Championship and tournament title. The Tigers also won the Regional Championship in 2013-2014.
Laughlin is a native of Olney, IL and a graduate of Richland County High (formerly East Richland High School). He was a member of the Basketball and Baseball teams while at East Richland. After graduating from East Richland, Coach Laughlin attended Olney Central College, where he was a member of the Baseball team. He then attended the University of Southern Indiana, where he received a B.S. in History, with a minor in Secondary Education.
Laughlin is currently a High School History teacher in Oblong, IL.
Coach Laughlin’s wife Jordyn is a Pharmacist at Wabash General Hospital, in Mt. Carmel, and they have two children, Archer, who is three and Ellisyn, who is 1.