Chris Reisman

Chris Reisman (born December 30, 1978)

Teams coached: Tarleton State Texans
Tarleton State record^: 39-22 (.639)
Overall record^: 39-22 (.639)

Career Accomplishments:

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

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2018-2020 Tarleton State
2006-2018 Tarleton State (assoc. HC)
2004-2006 Tarleton State (asst)
2002-2004 Tarleton State (grad. asst)

Chris Reisman Facts

  • Christopher Reisman
  • Born December 30, 1978
  • Hometown: Stephenville, Texas
  • Alma Mater: Tarleton State University (BS, 2002 & MS, 2004)
  • Born in Arkansas and raised in Stephenville, Texas, where his father, Lonn Reisman, worked at Tarleton State
    • Lonn was the Texans’ head basketball coach for 30 seasons and has served as TSU athletic director since 1994
  • Graduated from Stephenville HS (TX) in 1997, earning all-district and all-region honors on the court
  • Played for his father at Tarleton State for four seasons, leading the Lone Star Conference in assists as a junior and senior
  • Started his coaching career after graduating in 2002, spending two years as a graduate assistant
    • Became an assistant coach in 2004 and two years later was elevated to associate head coach by his father
  • When Lonn stepped down in 2018, he selected Chris to be his replacement as Tarleton State head coach
  • In March 2020, Reisman stepped down to become Asst AD, Student-Athlete Development and Strategic Initiatives at TSU
    • Starting with the 2020-21 season, the Tarleton State programs moved up to the Division I WAC

Chris Reisman Coaching Tree

  • Rodney McConnell (Texas A&M International)


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division II level only; Tarleton State moved up to the Division I level prior to the 2020-21 season