Ethan Faulkner

Ethan Faulkner (born June 11, 1990)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Youngstown State Penguins
Current conference: Horizon League
Youngstown State record: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record: 0-0 (.000)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present Youngstown State
2022-2024 Youngstown State (assooc. HC)
2019-2022 Youngstown State (asst)
2016-2019 University of the Cumberlands (asst)
2015-2016 Mount Vernon Nazarene (asst)
2014-2015 Northern Kentucky (asst)

Ethan Faulkner Facts

  • Ethan Grant Faulkner
  • Born June 11, 1990
  • Hometown: Sandy Hook, Kentucky
  • Alma Mater: Northern Kentucky University (BA, 2014)
  • The KY-native played four seasons at NKU for head coach Dave Bezold, the last of which was the program’s first in Division I
    • Started 73 games and appeared in two D-II NCAA Tournaments; graduated ranked top 10 in career assists in program history
  • Started his coaching career in 2014 as an assistant for one season under Bezold
  • Spent one year as an assistant at NAIA Mount Vernon Nazarene (OH) and three at NAIA University of the Cumberlands (KY)
  • First arrived at Youngstown State in 2019, becoming an assistant under head coach Jerrod Calhoun
    • Spent three years as an assistant and then two as associate HC, including back-t0-back 20-win seasons for the first time in YSU history
  • In April 2024, he was promoted to head coach at Youngstown State, replacing Calhoun after he left for Utah State

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