Dave Dickerson

Dave Dickerson (born March 29, 1967)

Current position: Assistant men’s basketball coach
Current team: Ohio State Buckeyes (Head coach: Jake Diebler)
Current conference: Big Ten Conference
Teams coached: Tulane Green Wave, USC Upstate Spartans
Tulane record: 68-84 (.447)
USC Upstate record: 65-117 (.357)
Overall record: 133-201 (.398)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2023)
  • CIT/TBC Appearances:  1  (2022)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present Ohio State (asst)
2018-2024 USC Upstate
2011-2017 Ohio State (assoc. HC)
2010-2011 Ohio State (asst)
2005-2010 Tulane
1996-2005 Maryland (asst)
1992-1996 Radford (asst)
1991-1992 James Madison (asst)
1990-1991 Gardner-Webb (asst)

Dave Dickerson Facts

  • Dave Dickerson, Jr.
  • Born March 29, 1967
  • Hometown: Olar, South Carolina
  • Alma Mater: University of Maryland (BA, 1989)
  • Played at Maryland for head coaches Lefty Driesell and Bob Wade, serving as team captain his senior year
  • Started his coaching career in 1990, spending one year each as an assistant at Gardner-Webb (under Jim Johnson) and James Madison (under Driesell), then four years under Ron Bradley at Radford
  • Returned to Maryland in 1996, serving as a Terps assistant under Gary Williams for nine years
  • Was the head coach at Tulane for five seasons, going 68-84 overall during that tenure
  • Spent seven years on Thad Matta‘s staff at Ohio State, one year as an assistant and the rest as associate head coach
  • Worked during the 2017-18 NBA season as a scout with the Utah Jazz, coached by Quin Snyder
  • In March 2018, Dickerson was hired as the new head coach at USC Upstate
    • Went 65-117 in six seasons with two postseason appearances (2022 TBC & 2023 CBI)
  • Left USC Upstate in March 2024 to return to Ohio State and become an assistant under new head coach Jake Diebler

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