Grant McCasland

Grant McCasland (born October 14, 1976)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: North Texas Mean Green
Current conference: Conference USA (C-USA)
Midwestern State record^: 56-12 (.824)
Arkansas State record: 20-12 (.625)
North Texas record: 104-58 (.642)
Overall record^: 180-82 (.687)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (2021)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (2022)
  • CBI Championships:  1  (2018)
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2018)
  • Conference USA Regular Season Champion:  2  (2020, 2022)
  • Conference USA Tournament Champion:  0
  • Lone Star Conference (Div II) Tournament Champion:  1  (2010)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  2  (2010, 2011)

Awards:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2017-present 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
  • Along with his wife, Cece, has two daughters and two sons

Grant McCasland Coaching Tree

 

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