Ron Everhart

Ron Everhart (born January 11, 1962)

Teams coached: McNeese State Cowboys, Northeastern Huskies, Duquesne Dukes
McNeese State record: 92-104 (.469)
Northeastern record: 82-68 (.547)
Duquesne record: 99-89 (.527)
Overall record: 273-261 (.511)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  3  (2001, 2005, 2009)
  • CBI Appearances:  2  (2010, 2011)
  • Southland Regular Season Champion:  2  (1997, 2001)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-2024 West Virginia (outreach)
2012-2023 West Virginia (asst)
2006-2012 Duquesne
2001-2006 Northeastern
1994-2001 McNeese State
1988-1994 Tulane (asst)
1986-1988 VMI (asst)
1985-1986 Georgia Tech (grad. asst)

Ron Everhart Facts

  • Ronald Cochran Everhart
  • Born January 11, 1962
  • Hometown: Fairmont, West Virginia
  • Alma Mater: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (BA, 1985)
  • After graduating from DeMatha Catholic HS (MD), played at Virginia Tech under head coach Charles Moir
  • Started coaching right away, spending one year as a graduate assistant under Bobby Cremins at Georgia Tech
  • Spent the next eight seasons as an assistant, two at VMI under Joe Cantafio and six at Tulane under Perry Clark
    • Cantafio had been an assistant at DeMatha during Everhart’s playing days
  • Hired in 1994 as the head coach at McNeese State, going 92-104 over seven seasons
    • Won the Southland title twice and going to the NIT in 2001 after winning 22 games
  • Spent five seasons as the head coach at Northeastern, again going to the NIT in 2005 after a 21-win season
  • Was the head coach at Duquesne for six seasons, appearing in the postseason three times (one NIT, two CBIs)
    • Fired in March 2012 after going 99-89 overall
  • Everhart joined Bob Huggins‘ staff at West Virginia in 2012 and spent the next eleven years as one of his assistants
    • Transitioned into a new role in 2023, becoming director of player outreach and community relations under new coach Josh Eilert
  • Along with his wife, Mirchana, has one son and one daughter

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