A.J. Van Handel enters his second season serving as the video coordinator for men's basketball and his fifth year on the Wisconsin staff. Van Handel also spent three seasons as the program assistant and was a team manager for four seasons with the Badgers prior to that.
In his first season as the video coordinator, Van Handel was a member of the Badgers 2014 Final Four team that finished with a record of 30-8 and finished the season ranked No. 4 in the ESPN.com Coaches Poll.
A native of Ashwaubenon, Wis., Van Handel earned his bachelor's degree in history and political science from Wisconsin in 2010. In addition to serving as a student assistant coach for two seasons at Ashwaubenon High School, Van Handel has worked the UW Boys Basketball Camps in each of the past eight summers.