Marty Richter

Marty Richter (born October 9, 1976)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: USC Upstate Spartans
Current conference: Big South Conference
USC Upstate record: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record^: 0-0 (.000)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present USC Upstate
2018-2024 Drake (asst)
2016-2018 Florida Southwestern
2013-2015 Florida Gulf Coast (assoc. HC)
2011-2013 Florida Gulf Coast (asst)
2009 Chipola College (asst)
2008 Indiana (video)
2007-2008 Chipola College (asst)
2004-2007 Bowling Green (asst)
2003-2004 Bowling Green (admin. asst)
2001-2003 South Dakota (grad. asst)
1999-2001 Simpson College (asst)

Marty Richter Facts

  • Martin Philip Richter
  • Born October 9, 1976
  • Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa
  • Alma Mater: Simpson College (BA, 1999) / University of South Dakota (MA, 2001)
  • Played three seasons at D-III Simpson College (IA) for head coach Bruce Wilson; started his coaching career as an assistant there after graduation
  • Spent two years as a graduate assistant at then-Division II South Dakota working under long-time head coach Dave Boots
  • Joined Dan Dakich‘s staff at Bowling Green as an administrative assistant in 2003 and was elevated to assistant head coach the following year
  • Was an assistant at Chipola College (FL) for one year, helping the team go 35-2 overall and reach the NCJAA National Tournament
  • Brought in by interim head coach Dakich at Indiana to serve as video coordinator for the Big Ten and NCAA Tournaments
  • Went overseas and spent the 2008-09 season as an assistant coach with Budivelnyk Basketball Club of the Ukrainian Superleague, then returned to Chipola in 2009 to work with the program once more
  • Hired in 2011 by Andy Enfield to be an assistant at Florida Gulf Coast and was part of the famous “Dunk City” run to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen as a 15-seed in 2013; elevated to associate head coach by new head coach Joe Dooley in 2013 and spent two seasons in that role
  • Became the head coach at Florida Southwestern State College in 2016, going 56-10 overall in two seasons at the helm
    • Won 30 games in his second year, achieved a national ranking as high as #2 and was named Suncoast COY
  • Left FSW in 2018 to become an assistant coach under Darian DeVries at Drake back in his home state of Iowa
  • Hired in April 2024 to be the new head coach at USC Upstate in the Big South

Marty Richter Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


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