Dana Altman

Dana Altman (born June 16, 1958)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Oregon Ducks
Current conference: Big Ten Conference
Marshall record: 15-13 (.536)
Kansas State record: 68-54 (.557)
Creighton record: 327-176 (.650)
Oregon record: 345-152 (.694)
Overall record^: 755-395 (.657)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2010-present Oregon
1994-2010 Creighton
1990-1994 Kansas State
1989-1990 Marshall
1986-1989 Kansas State (asst)
1983-1986 Moberly JC
1982-1983 Southeast JC
1980-1982 Western State (asst)

Dana Altman Facts

  • Dana Dean Altman
  • Born June 16, 1958
  • Hometown: Crete, Nebraska
  • Alma Mater: Eastern New Mexico (BS, 1980) / Western State (MBA, 1981)
  • Though he’s spent most of his career as a head coach, Altman was first an assistant for two seasons at D-II Western State (CO)
  • Was head coach for one season as the Southeast JC (NE), compiling a 29-6 overall record
  • Spent three seasons as the head coach at Moberly JC (MO), leading his team to an overall record of 94-18
  • Was an assistant at K-State for three years under head coach Lon Kruger before being hired as the Marshall head coach in 1989
  • Returned to K-State after just one year to replace Kruger as head coach, staying with the Wildcats for four seasons
  • Next was a sixteen-year run as the head coach at Creighton, where his Bluejays would become a perennial postseason fixture – including seven NCAA Tournaments – and won three MVC regular season titles along the way
  • Hired in 2010 as the new Oregon head coach, winning the 2011 CBI in his first season

Dana Altman Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I level only