Matt Langel

Matt Langel (born November 21, 1977)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Colgate Raiders
Current conference: Patriot League
Colgate record: 202-174 (.537)
Overall record: 202-174 (.537)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2011-present Colgate
2006-2011 Temple (asst)
2004-2006 Penn (asst)

Matt Langel Facts

  • Matt Langel
  • Born November 21, 1977
  • Hometown: Moorestown, New Jersey
  • Alma Mater: University of Pennsylvania (BA, 2000)
  • Played at Penn under head coach Fran Dunphy and graduated from the prestigious Wharton School of Business in 2000
    • Spent time playing professionally in Atlantic City and overseas in Switzerland and France
  • Joined Dunphy‘s staff at Penn in 2004 and two years later followed him to Temple where he coached for the next five seasons
  • Hired in April 2011 as the new head coach at Colgate in Hamilton, NY
    • Twice finished second in the Patriot League before winning a share of the title in 2019 and earning a trip to the NCAA Tournament by way of the Patriot League Tournament crown
    • Earned three-straight conference COY awards in 2018, 2019 and 2020, then a fourth in 2023
    • Won the Patriot League title outright in 2019-20, 2021-22 and 2022-23
    • Signed an extension through 2029-30 after leading the Raiders back to three-straight NCAA Tournaments
  • Along with his wife, Tara, has one daughter and two sons

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