Jon Brockman is a graduate of Snohomish High School (2005) and University of Washington (2009). Brockman was a four-year lettered athlete in basketball where he guided the Snohomish team to a 16-5 record in his senior year. Jon led the Snohomish Panthers to three WIAA 4A State Basketball Tournament appearances in four seasons. Per Scout.com, he was ranked as the 20th best prospect in the country and 5th best among power forwards. He was named to the McDonald’s All-American Game and made the semifinals in the 2005 High School Slam Dunk Competition. With these accomplishments, Brockman earned The Herald’s 2005 Man of the Year in Sports.
The nationally ranked power forward continued his career at the University of Washington. Brockman, the starting power forward, and team captain became the UW all-time leading rebounder and second-all-time leading scorer in UW history. Jon was named to the PAC-10 All-Freshman team and led the Huskies in rebounds and ranked 7th in the PAC-10. He has the second highest total rebounds by a first-year student in Husky history and was ranked 2nd in the PAC-10 with his 51.8 field goal percentage. In 2009, he was named the Chip Hilton Player of the Year. Other honors and awards as an outstanding high school, collegiate, and a professional basketball player include:
- University of Washington Athletic Hall of Fame, 2021 inductee
- Recipient of the prestigious Tom Hansen Pac-10 Medal as UW’s top senior male student athlete, for 2008-09
- First Team All-Pac-10, 2007 & 2009
- Second team All PAC-10, 2008
- Second-team Parade All-American, 2005
- Washington Mr. Basketball, 2005
- Herald’s Boys Basketball Player of the Year, 2004 and 2005
The UW alum was drafted in the 2009 NBA Draft in the 2nd round and picked 38th overall by the Portland Trailblazers. He was then later traded to the Sacramento Kings. He averaged 5.4 points and 9.2 rebounds in the Las Vegas Summer League following the draft. On July 21, 2010, he was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks for Darnell Jackson and a 2011 second-round draft pick.
After his NBA berth, Brockman played for the Limoges CSP of France in 2012-2013. From 2014-2015, he played for the German club MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg. After playing overseas for four seasons, Brockman retired prior to the 2016-2017 season.
Jon is coaching a boys 7th grade basketball team at Granite Falls Middle School in Granite Falls, Washington.