Grant McCasland

Grant McCasland (born October 14, 1976)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Texas Tech Red Raiders
Current conference: Big 12 Conference
Midwestern State record^: 56-12 (.824)
Arkansas State record: 20-12 (.625)
North Texas record: 135-65 (.675)
Texas Tech record: 23-11 (.676)
Overall record^: 234-100 (.701)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Texas Tech
2017-2023 North Texas
2016-2017 Arkansas State
2011-2016 Baylor (asst)
2009-2011 Midwestern State
2004-2009 Midland College
2001-2003 Northeastern JC (asst)
1999-2001 Texas Tech (DBO)

Grant McCasland Facts

  • Grant McCasland
  • Born October 14, 1976
  • Hometown: Irving, Texas
  • Alma Mater: Baylor University (BS, 1999) / Texas Tech University (MS, 2001)
  • Played for head coach Harry Miller with the Baylor Bears from 1996-99
  • Earned a master’s degree from Texas Tech while also serving as DBO for James Dickey‘s team
  • Amassed an overall record of 143-32 as the head coach at Midland College from 2004-2009
    • Won the NJCAA national championship in 2007 with Midland
  • Spent two seasons as head coach at D-II Midwestern State, reaching two Elite Eights and compiling an overall record of 56-12
  • Returned to Texas as a member of Scott Drew‘s staff at Baylor from 2011-2016
  • Hired in 2016 to be the Arkansas State head coach, going 20-12 in his lone season with the Red Wolves
  • Became the head coach of the North Texas Mean Green in March 2017
  • Left UNT in March 2023 to be the new head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders
    • Went 23-11 in his first season at Tech and earned an at-large NCAA Tournament bid as a 6-seed

Grant McCasland Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the Division I and Division II levels only