Corey Gipson

Corey Gipson (born January 22, 1981)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Austin Peay Governors
Current conference: ASUN Conference
Northwestern State record: 22-11 (.667)
Austin Peay record: 19-16 (.543)
Overall record: 41-27 (.603)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Austin Peay
2022-2023 Northwestern State
2016-2022 Missouri State (assoc. HC)
2015-2016 Missouri State (asst)
2012-2015 Austin Peay (asst)
2010-2012 UNC Greensboro (assoc. HC)
2009-2010 UNC Greensboro (asst)
2005-2009 Virginia State (asst)

Corey Gipson Facts

  • Corey Gipson
  • Born January 22, 1981
  • Hometown: Sikeston, Missouri
  • Alma Mater: Austin Peay University (BA, 2004 & MA, 2005)
  • Started out at Three Rivers CC (MO) before transferring to Austin Peay, where he played two seasons for long-time Govs’ head coach Dave Loos
  • Began his coaching career with a four-year stint at D-II Virginia State, assisting Tony Collins
  • Joined Mike Dement‘s staff at UNC Greensboro as an assistant in 2009 and was quickly elevated to associate head coach; stayed on for a third year under Wes Miller
  • Returned to his alma mater in 2012 and spent the next three years working under Loos
  • Spent seven seasons (six as associate head coach) on staff at Missouri State, working under head coaches Paul Lusk and Dana Ford
  • Hired in March 2022 as head coach at Northwestern State, becoming the first black head coach in program history
    • Went 22-11 in his lone season (+13 wins from the year before) and reached the Southland Tournament title game
  • In March 2023, Gipson left NW State to be the head coach at his alma mater, Austin Peay

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