Ottawa University – BS in Biology (Business minor)
Parker University – B.S. in Health & Wellness
Parker University – Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) Degree
OU Athletic Participation
Bret was a four-year starter, and one of the most prolific basketball players in OU history. In the record books, he is in the Top 10 in 14 statistical categories. This includes a 14.2 career scoring average, 6.2 career rebounding average and 21 career double-doubles. As a two-time KCAC “Player of the Year” honoree, Bret started 106 of the 119 games he played for the Braves and scored in double figures 78 times. He was a two-time NAIA Honorable Mention All-American, and a three-time All-KCAC performer, earning two First Team selections and one Honorable Mention. In his career, Bret scored 20 or more points 27 times. His senior year was marked with several impressive milestones, including shooting 47 percent from the floor, 37 percent from three-point line range and 73 percent from the free-throw line. He averaged 16.2 points and 8.9 rebounds per game, and had 63 steals, 58 assists and 42 blocked shots. Bret ended his OU basketball career being named KCAC “Player of the Year,” First Team All-KCAC.
Wife – Emily Napier Lickteig ’06
Son – Bryce Lickteig
Parents – Ken & Marcia Lickteig
Brother – Todd and wife, Lindsay, and Brooklyn, Karlie & Sophie
Grandparents – Cecil & Dorothy Lickteig and Gary & Bonnie Beauchamp
Father-/Mother-in-Law – Ron & Mary Napier
Brother-/Sister-in-Law – Travis & Corey Napier, and Ty, Nyah & Trystan
Current/Past Business, Profession or Occupation
Since 2011, Bret has owned and operated a chiropractic practice in Valley Falls, Kan.
Current/Past Community Involvement
Bret is an active member of the Valley Falls, Kan., Rotary Club. He is also a coach for the Mid-America Youth Basketball (MAYB) organization, and provides individual basketball workouts for local youth.