Keith Richard

Keith Richard (born October 1, 1960)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
Current conference: Sun Belt Conference
Louisiana Tech record: 150-117 (.562)
Louisiana-Monroe record: 163-271 (.376)
Overall record: 313-388 (.447)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2010-present Louisiana-Monroe
2008-2010 LSU (asst)
1998-2007 Louisiana Tech
1995-1998 Louisiana Tech (asst)
1989-1994 Northeast Louisiana (asst)
1986-1989 Marshall (asst)
1984-1986 Northeast Louisiana (grad. asst)

Keith Richard Facts

  • Keith Gerard Richard
  • Born October 1, 1960
  • Hometown: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Alma Mater: Northeast Louisiana University (BA, 1982 & MA, 1986)
  • Played four years at Northeast Louisiana (now ULM) under head coaches Lenny Fant, Benny Hollis and Mike Vining
  • Spent two years as a graduate assistant at NLU while earning his masters, then took an assistant position on Rick Huckabay‘s staff at Marshall in 1986
  • Returned to his alma mater in 1989 as an assistant under Vining, then in 1995 joined Jim Wooldridge‘s staff at Louisiana Tech
  • Promoted to head coach at Louisiana Tech in 1998, spending nine seasons as the Bulldogs head coach
    • Went 150-117 during that tenure, going to the NIT twice
  • Spent three seasons as an assistant at LSU under Trent Johnson
  • Became the head coach at his alma mater ULM in 2010, serving in that capacity since then
    • Has 163 wins during his tenure and has taken the Warhawks to the postseason four times; was the 2015 CBI runner-up
  • Along with his wife, Holly, has two sons and one daughter

Keith Richard Coaching Tree