Jerome Tang

Jerome Tang (born October 7, 1966)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Kansas State Wildcats
Current conference: Big 12 Conference
Kansas State record: 45-25 (.643)
Overall record: 45-25 (.643)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Kansas State
2017-2022 Baylor (assoc. HC)
2003-2017 Baylor (asst)

Jerome Tang Facts

  • Jerome Tang
  • Born October 7, 1966
  • Hometown: San Fernando, Trinidad / St. Croix, USVI
  • Alma Mater: Charter Oak State College (BS, 2007)
  • Born in San Fernando, Trinidad and migrated with his parents to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands until age 10 when the family moved to Texas
  • Tang spent ten years (1993-2003) as the head coach and athletic director at Heritage Christian Academy (TX)
    • Produced a number of Division I players, including eventual NBA Draft pick Von Wafer
  • Joined Scott Drew‘s first staff at Baylor in 2003, embarking on one of the largest rebuilds in college basketball history
  • Left Baylor in March 2022 to be the head coach of the Kansas State Wildcats
    • In his first season, the Wildcats finished in 3rd in the league and Tang was named Big 12 COY and Naismith COY; led K-State to the NCAA Tournament and reached the Elite Eight as a 3-seed

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