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Men’s Basketball

Welcome to Thunder Men’s Basketball!

Thunder Basketball Head Coach Brian Burtnyk  enters his second season leading the men’s program during 2018-2019. Coach Burtnyk’s years of collegiate playing and coaching experience brings valuable knowledge to the Thunder Basketball team.

Please feel free to contact Coach Brian Burtnyk on his campus office phone at 218-879-0869 or via email to  If you are interested in playing for the Thunder, please be sure to contact Coach Burtnyk as soon as possible.

Check out the action from Thunder games and practices in our photo galleries on the official Facebook page of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. We also have a pair of great videos featuring our 2015-2016 and 2014-2015 seasons!

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Coaching Staff
Athlete Honors
Team Statistics
Individual Records


2018-2019 Season Schedule (subject to change)
Date Opponent Site Time
Friday, November 9 Salo’s Showcase Scrimmage Home
Tuesday, November 13 Crown College Junior Varsity Away L, 82-72
Tuesday, November 20 University of Wisconsin-Barron County Away Postponed
Friday, November 30 Anoka-Ramsey Community College Away L, 103-54
Saturday, December 1 Riverland Community College Away L, 100-68
Friday, December 7 Gogebic Community College Away L, 77-57
Saturday, December 8 Minnesota West Technical & Community College Home L, 111-73
Friday, December 14 Itasca Community College Home L, 76-54
Saturday, December 15 Hibbing Community College Away L, 102-68
Wednesday, January 9 Rainy River Community College Home L, 2-0
Saturday, January 12 Vermilion Community College Home L, 105-54
Wednesday, January 16 Lake Superior College Away L, 92-58
Friday, January 18 Central Lakes College Away L, 93-56
Saturday, January 19 Mesabi Range Technical and Community College Home L, 95-60
Saturday, January 26 Northland Technical & Community College Away L, 85-56
Saturday, February 2 Itasca Community College Away L, 69-49
Wednesday, February 6 Vermilion Community College Away L, 81-66
Friday, February 8 Northland Technical & Community College Home L, 77-53
Saturday, February 9 Lake Superior College Home L, 86-63
Saturday, February 16 Hibbing Community College Home W, 83-76
Wednesday, February 20 Central Lakes College Home 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 23 Mesabi Range Technical and Community College Away 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 24 Rainy River Community College Away 3:00 p.m.


2017-2018 Thunder Basketball Roster
# blank Player Position Hometown High School Year
23 Anthony Boyd, Jr.  F Pensacola, FL Pine Forest High School 1
0 Kevin Bryant G Auburndale, FL Tenoroc High School 2
32 Joshua Butler F Roseville, MI Roseville High School 1
1 Eric Grant F Columbus, OH Groveport Madison High School 2
30 Isiah Jefferson F Rockford, IL Roosevelt High School 1
Donta Jones F Covington, GA Newton High School 2
4 Dijuan McCullom G Chicago, IL Kenwood Academy 2
3 Antonio Morrell G Pensacola, FL Pensacola High School 1
33 Tayjione Nathan G Hazel Crest, IL Hillcrest High School 1
40 Lamont O’Neil F Akron, OH Buchtel High School 1
44 Rayshaad Roddy F Cincinnati, OH Mt. Healthy High School 1
Dwayne Saunders G Wilmington, DE Thomas McKean High School 2
Damien Schwab F Pine City, MN Pine City High School 1
KeAndre Smith G Leighton, AL Colbert County HS 1
10 Brent Sullivan G Indianapolis, IN IMSA North High School 1
30 Johnathan Turrentine G Akron, OH Buchtel High School 1
5 Roderick Washington F Austin, TX Del Valle High School 1
15 DonDre’ White G Haines, City, FL Ride Community High School 2
22 Lamarr Williams G Chicago, IL M.J. Bridgescape High School 1



Thunder men’s Basketball Coaching Staff
 blank Coach Coaching Position Years with Team Hometown Experience
 Coach Brian Burtnyk Brian Burtnyk Head Coach Second Year 10+ years of coaching experience; collegiate playing experience
Marc Ross Assistant Coach  First year
Thunder Support Staff
 Charlene-Heule Charlene Heule Athletic Trainer Ninth Year Cloquet, MN MS, ATC, ATR


Thunder Basketball Student Athlete Honors
Season Player Hometown Honor/Award
2017-2018 Saivon Parker St. Paul, MN MCAC All-Northern Division Team
2016-2017 Darius Williams Detroit, MI MCAC All-Northern Division Team
2015-2016 Donald Gordon Red Cliff, WI MCAC All-Northern Division Team
2015-2016 DaQuan Braxton Jacksonville, FL MCAC All-Academic Team
2013-2014 Danny Alston Jacksonville, FL MCAC All-Northern Division Team
2012-2013 Kello Brown Cloquet, MN Northern Division, Player of the Week
2011-2012 Keandre Ghoram Baton Rouge, LA MCAC State Academic Team Award
2010-2011 Alton Dixon Jacksonville, FL Northern Division, Player of the Week
2010-2011 Justin Roberts Tallahassee, FL Northern Division, Player of the Week
2010-2011 Keandre Ghoram Baton Rouge, LA MCAC State Academic Team Award
2010-2011 Justin Roberts Tallahassee, FL MCAC State Academic Team Award
2009-2010 Curtis Houle Barnum, MN Northern Division, Player of the Week
2009-2010 Steve Lyke Floodwood, MN Northern Division, Player of the Week
2008-2009 Broc Zins Bloomington, MN Northern Division, Player of the Week


Team Statistics
Season Record Team Honors
2017-2018 5-16 Sixth Place, MCAC Northern Division (3-11)
2016-2017 13-11 Fourth Place, MCAC Northern Division (9-5)
2015-2016 10-16 Fifth Place, MCAC Northern Division
2014-2015 5-19
2013-2014 7-19
2012-2013 5-22
2011-2012 3-21
2010-2011 3-17
2009-2010 5-18
2008-2009 4-19  First Team in school history


Individual Records (Full Season)
Category Statistic Player Season
Points (single game) 37 Broc Zins 2008-2009
Points (season) 394 Carlos Holcey 2011-2012
Points (average per game) 22.1 Broc Zins 2008-2009
Points (total career) 591 Carlos Holcey 2010-2012
Assists (single game) 14 LaDarius Frazier
Assists (season) 152 Justin Roberts 2010-2011
Assists (average per game) 8.4 Justin Roberts 2010-2011
Assists (career) 212 LaDarius Frazier
Rebounds (single game) 22 Steve Lyke 2009-2010
Rebounds (season) 264 Alton Dixon 2011-2012
Rebounds (average per game) 11.0 Alton Dixon 2011-2012
Rebounds (total career) 403 Alton Dixon 2009-2011

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