Greg Heiar

Greg Heiar (born August 14, 1975)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: New Mexico State Aggies
Current conference: Western Athletic Conference (WAC)
New Mexico State record: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record^: 0-0 (.000)

Career Accomplishments:


  • NJCAA Division I Coach of the Year:  1  (2022)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present New Mexico State
2021-2022 Northwest Florida State
2020-2021 East Tennessee State (asst)
2019-2020 LSU (assoc. HC)
2017-2019 LSU (asst)
2011-2017 Wichita State (asst)
2009-2011 Southern Miss (asst)
2004-2009 Chipola JC
2003-2004 Chipola JC (asst)
2002-2003 Loras College (asst)
2001-2002 Loras College (grad. asst)
2000-2001 Mount St. Clare (student asst)

Greg Heiar Facts

  • Greg Heiar
  • Born August 14, 1975
  • Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
  • Alma Mater: Mount St. Clare College (BA, 2000)
  • Played at Kirkwood CC (IA) and Mount St. Clare (IA), starting his coaching career at the latter as a student assistant
  • Worked as a graduate assistant and then full-time assistant at Loras College (IA) before taking an assistant job at Chipola JC (FL) in 2003; became head coach at Chipola the following year and won 164 games and five Panhandle Conference titles in five years at the helm
    • Reached the NJCAA National Tournament four times, including a third-place finish in 2009
  • Moved up to the D-I ranks in 2009, spending two seasons working under Larry Eustachy at Southern Miss
  • Spent six seasons at Wichita State assisting Gregg Marshall; was there for five MVC titles and six NCAA Tournaments, including the 2013 Final Four
  • Left for LSU in 2017, spending three seasons on Will Wade‘s staff – including one as associate head coach
    • Spent one season as an assistant under new head coach Jason Shay at East Tennessee State
  • Was head coach at Northwest Florida State College for one year, going 31-5 and winning the 2022 NJCAA D-I National Championship
  • Hired in March 2022 to be the head coach of the New Mexico State Aggies

Greg Heiar Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


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