Kyle Keller

Kyle Keller (born January 16, 1968)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
Current conference: Western Athletic Conference (WAC)
Stephen F. Austin record: 107-78 (.578) **
Overall record^: 107-78 (.578) **

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2016-present Stephen F. Austin
2011-2016 Texas A&M (asst)
2008-2011 Kansas (asst)
2006-2008 Oklahoma State (asst)
2002-2006 Oklahoma State (DBO)
1999-2002 Oklahoma State (asst)
1997-1999 Tyler JC
1996-1997 UTSA (asst)
1994-1996 Tyler JC (asst)
1990-1994 Louisiana Tech (asst)
1989-1990 Oklahoma State (student asst)

Kyle Keller Facts

  • Kyle Keller
  • Born January 16, 1968
  • Hometown: Dallas, Texas
  • Alma Mater: Oklahoma State University (BA, 1990) / Louisiana Tech University (MA, 1991)
  • Was a student assistant coach as an undergrad at Oklahoma State alongside future National Champion head coach Bill Self; the head coach at the time was Leonard Hamilton
  • Spent two seasons as the head coach at Tyler JC (TX) from 1997-1999
  • Worked on the coaching staffs of Jerry Loyd (Louisiana Tech), Tim Carter (UTSA), Eddie Sutton and Sean Sutton (Oklahoma State) and Bill Self (Kansas)
  • Was an assistant under Billy Kennedy at Texas A&M for five seasons before getting the Stephen F. Austin job
    • Led the Lumberjacks to the 2018 NCAA Tournament in his second year by way of a Southland Tournament title
    • Won the Southland regular season title in 2020, earning Keller Southland COY honors
    • Stephen F. Austin was investigated by the NCAA and found in 2020 to have been inaccurately certifying players’ academic eligibility across a number of athletic programs, including men’s basketball
    • A total of 117 victories credited to Keller and his predecessor Brad Underwood were vacated, including the Lumberjacks’ 2015, 2016 and 2018 NCAA Tournament appearances (the previous two under Underwood)
    • In 2022, Keller and the Lumberjacks won a share of the WAC title in their first year in the league
  • Along with his wife, Chaunsea, has one daughter and one son

Kyle Keller Coaching Tree

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

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