Paul Mills

Paul Mills (born April 4, 1972)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Wichita State Shockers
Current conference: American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)
Oral Roberts record: 106-84 (.558)
Wichita State record: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record: 106-84 (.558)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Wichita State
2017-2023 Oral Roberts
2009-2017 Baylor (asst)
2003-2009 Baylor (CBO)
2002-2003 Rice (video)

Paul Mills Facts

  • Paul Kerry Mills
  • Born April 4, 1972
  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Alma Mater: Texas A&M University (BA, 1996)
  • Played basketball at MacArthur HS (TX) and briefly played NAIA Southern Wesleyan (SC) before a back injury ended his career
    • Transferred to Texas A&M to be closer to home and finish his degree; initially worked in the financial world as a bonds analyst
  • Started coaching at the HS level, serving as head coach at North Belt Christian Academy (TX) and Fort Bend Baptist Academy (TX) for three years each
  • Spent one season on Willis Wilson‘s staff at Rice as the video coordinator
  • Joined Scott Drew‘s first staff at Baylor in 2003 as the coordinator of basketball operations
    • Elevated to full-time assistant in 2009, serving in that capacity for another eight seasons
  • Hired in May 2017 to be the new head coach of the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
  • In March 2023, Mills was hired to be the new head coach at Wichita State in the AAC
  • Along with his wife, Wendy, has two daughters

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