Drexel Dragons basketball

Drexel Dragons basketball history

Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
Daskalakis Athletic Center, aka The DAC
Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)

Current head coach: Zach Spiker (2016-)

  • Asst: Will Chavis (2021-)
  • Asst: Paul Fortier (2016-)
  • Asst: Justin Jennings (2016-)
  • Chief of Staff: Jason Allison (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  5  (1986, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2021)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  1-5
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  6  (1997, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2012)
  • NIT Overall Record:  2-6
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  4  (1957, 1960, 1966, 1967)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  0-7

Conference Titles (Mid-Atlantic, ECC, America East, CAA):

Award Winners:




Drexel head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Zach Spiker 2016-Pres 76-103 0 1 0
Bruiser Flint 2001-16 245-217 1 0 0
Steve Seymour 1999-2001 28-29 0 0 0
Bill Herrion 1991-99 167-71 5 3 0
Eddie Burke 1977-91 205-189 1 1 0
Ray Haesler 1971-77 80-60 0 0 0
Frank Szymanski 1968-71 26-39 0 0 0
Robert Morgan (int.) 1968 2-7 0 0 0
Samuel Cozen 1952-68 213-94 12^ 4^ 0
Harold Kollar 1949-52 25-27 0 0 0
Ralph Chase 1945-49 28-40 0 0 0
John Marino 1944-45 2-11 0 0 0
Maury McMains 1943-44 3-2 0 0 0
Lawrence Mains 1940-43 26-17 0 0 0
Ernest Lange 1925-27, 34-40 41-82 0 0 0
Walter Halas 1927-34 52-78
Harry O’Brien 1922-25 16-21
William McAvoy 1920-22 12-14
James Barrett 1918-20 12-10
E.L. Lucas 1914-17 15-14
Frank Griffin 1910-13 15-15
G. Doughty 1908-09 1-2
F. Bennett 1907-08 7-10
W.S. Brokaw 1905-07 21-7
F. Knight 1895-96 0-1
John Gray 1894-95 7-2

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


^ These conference titles/tournament appearances came when the Drexel program was still at the Division II level; Drexel moved up to Division I prior to the 1973-74 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.