Kent State Golden Flashes basketball

Kent State Golden Flashes basketball history

Kent State University (Kent, OH)
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center, aka The MACC
Mid-American Conference (MAC)

Current head coach: Rob Senderoff (2011-)

  • Assoc. HC: Julian Sullinger (2017-)
  • Asst: Randal Holt (2021-)
  • Asst: Jon Fleming (2021-)
  • DBO: Kevin Zabo (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  1  (2002)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  6  (1999, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2017)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  4-6
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  9  (1985, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011)
  • NIT Overall Record:  5-9
  • TBC/CIT Appearances:  6  (2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2019, 2022)
  • TBC/CIT Overall Record:  3-6

Conference Titles (OAC, MAC):

Award Winners:




Kent State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Rob Senderoff 2011-Pres 219-140 1 1 0
Geno Ford 2008-11 68-37 2 0 0
Jim Christian 2002-08 137-59 4 2 0
Stan Heath 2001-02 30-6 1 1 0
Gary Waters 1996-2001 92-60 1 2 0
Dave Grube 1992-96 45-63 0 0 0
Jim McDonald 1982-92 148-139 0 0 0
Ed Douma ** 1978-82 40-66 0 0 0
Mike Boyd (int.) 1978 5-11 0 0 0
Rex Hughes 1974-78 27-63 0 0 0
Frank Truitt 1966-74 74-121 0 0 0
Robert Doll 1961-66 33-77 0 0 0
William Bertka 1957-61 36-57 0 0 0
David McDowell 1948-51, 55-57 71-49 0 0 0
Clarence “Bud” Haerr 1951-55 37-52 0 0 0
Harry Adams 1946-48 28-19 0 0 0
William Satterlee 1944-46 13-21 0 0 0
no team 1943-44
Donald Starn 1935-43 98-81 0 0 0
August Peterka 1933-35 13-15
Merle Wagoner 1925-33 43-81
Frank Harsh 1923-25 8-17
Paul Chandler 1919-23 12-23
no team 1917-19
Dr. Donald Ulrich 1915-17 6-14
Alexander Whyte 1913-15 10-4

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


** Listed records and accomplishments do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA.

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