Jordan Surenkamp Biography – Greensboro Swarm Head Coach

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Jordan Surenkamp Bio

Jordan Surenkamp was the Director of Basketball Operations at his university. Image Source: Jordan Surenkamp's Instagram.

  • Birth DateOctober 21, 1990
  • Birth Name Jordan Surenkamp
  • Age 32
  • Height 6' 4''
  • Weight 191.9 pounds
  • Father's Name Rick Surenkamp
  • Mother's Name Karry Surenkamp
  • Birth Place Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • Birth Sign Libra
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Basketball Coach
  • Relationship Status Not Confirmed
  • Eye Color Blue
  • Hair Color Black
  • Education Masters in Communication and Media Studies
  • Twitter https://twitter.com/jordansurenkamp?lang=en
  • Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jordansurenkamp/?hl=en

Jordan Surenkamp is a former basketball player and the head coach of Greensboro Swarm in the G League. Surenkamp became the third coach in the franchise’s history. He previously worked as a head video coordinator for two different teams, collecting experience for his big break.

The sports personality spent two years as an assistant coach for the University of South Alabama after his graduation. After that, he was promoted to the director of basketball operations before joining the development teams of a couple of other basketball teams. Having spent four years at South Alabama in various roles, he was experienced enough to coach an NBA team moving forward.

With the growing popularity of the G League, many are wondering about the coach’s personal information. So, let’s learn more about his family, career, and net worth in this article.

Valuable Collegiate Experience

Surenkamp was born on October 21, 1990, to American parents Rick Surenkamp and Karry Surenkamp. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Jordan went to Mooresville High School and was a part of their basketball team. In addition, he received Academic All-Conference honors and was also named captain.

Further details about the coach’s parents are scarce, and he is also pretty secretive about them. Still, from what we know, Jordan Surenkamp’s father, Rick, and mother, Karry, used to come to his basketball games when he was at college. So, both must have been supportive of his interests. Also, they must be very proud of their son’s achievement.

Jordan completed his Bachelor’s in Speech Communication and Rhetoric from Wabash College in 2013 before going to South Alabama to complete his Masters in Communication and Media Studies. While in the university, he was hired as the graduate assistant coach.

Jordan Surenkamp's College
Jordan Surenkamp played for his college before becoming the graduate assistant coach. Image Source: Jordan Surenkamp’s Instagram.

Experience is a crucial tool to succeed. With more and more playing experience, the Wabash graduate was able to join the coaching team early on in his life. That significantly helped him to become a well-regarded player development scout later on.

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Jordan Surenkamp Net Worth And Career

Jordan has pursued his interest in basketball and has been part of the big development teams for almost a decade in the US. Considering his variety of roles in some of the most significant basketball teams, he has had quite an admirable career. So, Jordan Surenkamp’s net worth mainly consists of his earnings as a coach.

Surenkamp has not revealed anything about his income. But, his roles as the director of basketball operations and assistant coach on multiple teams must have increased his wealth. So, one can assume that Jordan has amassed a significant amount of income.

Well, an NBA head coach can earn an average of $3 million per year. So, we can assume that Jordan Surenkamp’s salary might be slightly lesser, considering the G League is the affiliate of the NBA. Moreover, since he has also worked as a video coordinator, he must have earned quite a fortune.

Let’s take a look at some of the teams Surenkamp has managed:

Year Role Team
2013-15 Graduate Assistant Coach University of South Alabama
2015-17 Director of Basketball Operations University of South Alabama
2017-18 Head Video Coordinator Long Island Nets
2019-21 Head Video Coordinator Charlotte Hornets
2021-Present Head Coach Greensboro Swarm

Table Source: Jordan’s Linkedin

The Indianapolis-based coach has earned fame and fortune with the head coach position, which he has always longed for. Jordan immediately accepted the offer and often appreciates his players’ work ethic. Having worked as an assistant video coordinator before being promoted, Charlotte Hornets wasted no time adding him to the crew.

Likewise, the tall athlete has also worked as the head video coordinator at Long Island Nets, the affiliation team of the Brooklyn Nets. That was Jordan’s first job as the head video coordinator. Afterward, the Nets hired Adam Caporn as the head coach, while Jordan joined their rival Greensboro in the same year.

So, with all these projects, we can assume that Jordan Surenkamp’s net worth must have risen to a considerable amount.

Is Jordan Surenkamp Single?

Well, many fans are curious to figure out if Jordan is dating anyone. But, he seems to be only focused on his basketball coaching career now. Furthermore, he has not uploaded any posts related to his love life on Instagram or Twitter. Hence, not much information is available about Jordan Surenkamp’s wife.

The head coach might be unwilling to reveal his personal details to the public, plus it looks like he enjoys the sporting side of his life. He often shares the videos and pictures of his players and compliments their performances. So, perhaps he might be single.

Nevertheless, Surenkamp is enjoying his life as a coach for now. With only a year gone by with Greensboro Swarm, he still has several years of his contract left. So let’s hope he can win some titles in the future.