David Ragland

David Ragland (born April 28, 1981)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Evansville Purple Aces
Current conference: Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)
Evansville record: 22-45 (.328)
Overall record^: 22-45 (.328)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Evansville
2021-2022 Butler (asst)
2018-2021 Utah State (asst)
2016-2018 Valparaiso (asst)
2015-2016 Northern Kentucky (asst)
2014-2015 Bowling Green (asst)
2010-2014 Indiana State (asst)
2008-2010 Vincennes (IN)
2005-2008 Vincennes (IN) (asst)
2004-2005 Frank Phillips (asst)

David Ragland Facts

  • David Ragland
  • Born April 28, 1981
  • Hometown: Evansville, Indiana
  • Alma Mater: University of Southern Indiana (BS, 2003)
  • Started out at D-II Missouri Southern State, where he played two years for coach Robert Corn; played in the D-II Final Four in 2000
    • Transferred back home in 2001 and finish out at (then D-II) Southern Indiana, playing for head coach Rick Herdes
  • Began his coaching career at the JUCO level with assistant stints at Frank Phillips College (TX) and Vincennes University (IN)
    • Spent two seasons (2008-10) as the head coach at Vincennes, going 44-19 overall in that span
  • Moved up to the D-I ranks in 2010, spending four seasons as an assistant at Indiana State under Greg Lansing
  • Other assistant jobs included stints at Bowling Green (under Chris Jans), Northern Kentucky (under John Brannen), Valparaiso (under Matt Lottich), Utah State (under Craig Smith) and finally at Butler (under LaVall Jordan)
    • Was part of three NCAA Tournaments and three NITs in twelve seasons as a D-I assistant coach
  • Returned to his hometown in May 2022 to be the new head coach at Evansville

David Raglan Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


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