Jim Sigona
Jim Sigona
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 972-881-5845
Email: JSigona@Collin.edu

Coach Sigona kicks off his 32nd season as the men's head basketball coach at Collin College, where he has won over 600 games and averaged 20 wins per season. During his career at Collin, over 136 Cougars have gone on to play for four-year colleges and more than 40 have played professionally. 

Before coming to Collin in 1988, Coach Sigona was an assistant at LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York under current Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein. Prior to LeMoyne, he was an assistant at Potsdam College where the team finished as the undefeated NCAA Division III National Champions. Before Potsdam, Sigona was also one of New York's youngest head college coaches as he took the reigns at Cayuga Community College at 23 years old in his hometown of Auburn, New York. 

Coach Sigona earned his Associates Degree in Business Administration from Cayuga Community College where he was an All-Region basketball player and member of the golf team. He completed his Bachelors Degree in Economics from Potsdam College where he was a two year starter and the team finished number two in the nation his junior year. He received his Master's of Science in Kinesiology from Texas A & M Commerce. 

Coach Sigona also serves as a full-time Kinesiology Professor at Collin. He and his wife, Kandi, live in Plano with their three kids Vincent, Emilia, and Luciana. 

Career Highlights and Achievements

Collin (1988-Current)

32nd Season as Head Coach of Collin College

Only Head Coach in program history

Won 600th game at Collin in 2019

NTJCAC Coach of the Year 5 times

Teams earned 11 years of national ranking

2003-2004 team finished number 2 in national ranking

Won 4 Conference Championships

Average 20 wins per season

Coached 7 NTJCAC Players of the Year

Coached over 111 All Conference, 45 All Region, 4 NJCAA All Americans, and 7 Academic All Americans

Over 136 Collin Players have gone on to four year colleges, including: Texas, Oregon, Virginia, South Carolina, Long Beach St, Sam Houston, TCU, SMU, and many more. 

Over 40 players have played professional basketball