Chris Ogden

Chris Ogden (born October 16, 1980)

Current position: General manager of men’s basketball
Current team: Texas Longhorns (Head coach: Rodney Terry)
Current conference: Southeastern Conference (SEC)
Teams coached: UT Arlington Mavericks
UT Arlington record: 44-47 (.484)
Overall record: 44-47 (.484)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Texas (general manager)
2021-2023 Texas (asst)
2018-2021 UT Arlington
2016-2018 Texas Tech (asst)
2015-2016 Tennessee (asst)
2008-2015 Texas (asst)
2004-2008 Texas (admin. asst)
2003-2004 Texas (student asst)

Chris Ogden Facts

  • Christopher Kyle Ogden
  • Born October 16, 1980
  • Hometown: Seminole, Texas
  • Alma Mater: University of Texas (BA, 2004)
  • Named Texas “Mr. Basketball” in 1999 as a senior at Seminole HS; went on to play at Texas under head coach Rick Barnes
    • Started coaching career at UT, serving as a student assistant at Texas while he finished his undergrad
  • Spent eleven more years working for Barnes at Texas, four in admin and seven as a full assistant coach for the Longhorns
    • Followed Barnes to Tennessee in 2015, spending one season as an assistant with the Volunteers program
  • Returned to his home state in 2016, joining head coach Chris Beard‘s first staff at Texas Tech
  • Hired in April 2018 to become the head coach at UT Arlington
    • Went 17-16 in his first season, earning 2019 Sun Belt COY honors, and is 44-47 through three full seasons
  • Left UTA in 2021 to reunite with Beard and return to his alma mater as the managing director of Longhorns’ basketball

Chris Ogden Coaching Tree

  • Royce Johnson (Texas-Arlington)
  • Greg Young (Texas-Arlington)