Eric Duft

Eric Duft (born December 26, 1972)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Weber State Wildcats
Current conference: Big Sky Conference
Weber State record: 18-15 (.545)
Overall record^: 18-15 (.545)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Weber State
2009-2022 Weber State (assoc. HC)
2006-2009 Weber State (asst)
1999-2006 Hutchinson JC (KS) (asst)
1998-1999 Cowley County CC (KS) (asst)
1997-1998 Central CC (KS)
1995-1997 Central CC (KS) (asst)

Eric Duft Facts

  • Eric P. Duft
  • Born December 26, 1972
  • Hometown: Sterling, Kansas
  • Alma Mater: Sterling College (BS, 1995)
  • Graduated from Sterling HS in 1991 and Sterling College in 1995, both in his hometown of Sterling, KS
    • Played basketball at NAIA Sterling College for four seasons under head coach Jim Woudstra
  • Started his coaching career on the JUCO level, working as an assistant at Central CC (KS) for two years before getting elevated to head coach there in 1997
    • Later spent one year as an assistant at Cowley County CC (KS) before getting a job at Hutchinson JC (KS)
  • Spent seven years with the well-known Hutchinson program, working under coaches Tim Duryea and Chad Wintz
  • Hired in 2006 to be an assistant at Weber State under new head coach Randy Rahe
    • Spent sixteen seasons on Rahe‘s staff, including thirteen as associate head coach
    • During that time, the Wildcats went to three NCAA Tournaments and had an NBA lottery pick in Damian Lillard
  • Elevated to head coach at Weber in May 2022 after Rahe announced his retirement from coaching

Eric Duft Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


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