Greg Young

Greg Young

Current position: Associate head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Troy Trojans (Head coach: Scott Cross)
Current conference: Sun Belt Conference
Teams coached: UT Arlington Mavericks
UT Arlington record: 20-33 (.377)
Overall record^: 20-33 (.377)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Troy (assoc. HC)
2021-2023 UT Arlington
2013-2021 UT Arlington (assoc. HC)
2009-2013 UT Arlington (asst)
2005-2009 Jacksonville (TX) College
2000-2005 Texas State (recruiting coordinator)
1998-2000 Hill College (TX)
1994-1998 Lamar CC (CO)
1991-1994 Eastern New Mexico (asst)
1986-1990 Texas Wesleyan (asst)

Greg Young Facts

  • Greg Young
  • Hometown: Cleburne, Texas
  • Alma Mater: Howard Payne University (BA, 1986) / Texas Wesleyan University (M.Ed, 1990)
  • Was a three-sport athlete at Cleburne HS (TX) and then played basketball for four years at D-III Howard Payne (TX)
  • Started his coaching career at Howard Payne, spending four seasons as an assistant there under John Sheehy and David Harrison
  • After one year as an assistant at Cleburne HS (TX), he worked for three seasons on Earl Diddle’s staff at D-II Eastern New Mexico
  • Young was the head coach at Lamar CC (CO) (1994-98), Hill College (TX) (1998-2000) and Jacksonville College (TX) (2005-09)
    • In between stops, he worked as the recruiting coordinator on Dennis Nutt’s staff at D-I Texas State for five seasons
  • Hired by Scott Cross in 2009 as an assistant coach at UT Arlington and was elevated to associate head coach in 2013
  • In April 2021, Young was elevated to head coach at UT Arlington following the departure of Ogden
  • After briefly serving as GM of Basketball for the Southland Conference, Young reunited with Scott Cross in August 2023 and became associate head coach at Troy

Greg Young Coaching Tree

  • Royce Johnson (Texas-Arlington)


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