In 12 seasons with the Wolverines he led the team to two Final Fours and four Big Ten Tournament titles.

Beilein is a native of Burt, NY, north of Lockport and attended DeSales High School and earned a Masters Degree in Education at Niagara University.  He began his coaching career at Newfane High School and collegiately he has previously coached at Canisius College, West Virginia, Richmond, Nazareth and LeMoyne and Erie Community College.

His son Patrick was recently hired as the new coach of the Niagara University Purple Eagles.