Horace Broadnax

Horace Broadnax (born March 22, 1964)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Savannah State Tigers
Current conference: Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) (Division II)
Bethune-Cookman record: 42-88 (.323)
Savannah State record^: 197-289 (.405) **
Overall record^: 239-377 (.388) **

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (2012)
  • CIT Appearances:  2  (2013, 2016)
  • MEAC Regular Season Champion:  2  (2012, 2018)
  • SIAC (Div II) Regular Season Champion:  0
  • SIAC (Div II) Tournament Champion:  0


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2005-present Savannah State
1997-2002 Bethune-Cookman
1995-1997 Valencia CC
1994-1995 Florida (video)
1993-1994 Bethune-Cookman (asst)
1992-1993 Florida A&M (asst)

Horace Broadnax Facts

  • Horace Randall Broadnax
  • Born March 22, 1964
  • Hometown: Plant City, Florida
  • Alma Mater: Georgetown University (BA, 1986) / Florida State University (JD, 1992)
  • After a prep career at Plant City (FL), Broadnax played at Georgetown under HOF head coach John Thompson
  • Started coaching in 1992, spending one year each with Willie Booker at Florida A&M and Tony Sheals at Bethune-Cookman
  • Was the video coordinator at Florida for one season, working under head coach Lon Kruger
  • Spent two seasons as the head coach at Valencia CC (FL), going 29-31 during his tenure there
  • Returned to Bethune-Cookman in 1997 as the head coach, serving in that role until his resignation in Feb 2002
    • In 2002, Broadnax resumed his legal career; as of 2017, is listed as an attorney at the Law Office of Joseph Williams (FL)
  • Became the head coach at Savannah State in 2005, when the program was a Division I Independent still six years away from becoming a member of the MEAC
    • Broadnax has won 208 games during his tenure at Savannah, winning the MEAC regular season title and going to three postseason tournaments (1 NIT, 2 CIT)
    • The Savannah State program dropped down to Division II following the 2018-19 season, joining the SIAC
    • In 2019, the NCAA vacated 26 D-I wins in total from the 2017-18 (10 wins), 2014-15 (3) and 2013-14 (13) seasons
  • Along with his wife, Tammy, has two sons

Horace Broadnax Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels; Savannah State dropped down to D-II following the 2018-19 season