Ron Hunter

Ron Hunter (born April 7, 1964)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Tulane Green Wave
Current conference: American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)
IUPUI record^: 274-219 (.556) **
Georgia State record: 171-95 (.643)
Tulane record: 56-57 (.496)
Overall record^: 501-371 (.575) **

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2019-present Tulane
2011-2019 Georgia State
1994-2011 IUPUI
1993-1994 Miami (OH) (asst)
1987-1993 Milwaukee (asst)

Ron Hunter Facts

  • Ronald Eugene Hunter
  • Born April 7, 1964
  • Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
  • Alma Mater: Miami University (BA, 1986)
  • Graduated from Chaminade-Julienne HS in Dayton, then played at Miami (OH) under Darrell Hedric and Jerry Peirson
  • Started coaching in 1987 as an assistant to Steve Antrim at Milwaukee
  • Returned to his alma mater in 1993 and spent one season as an assistant to Herb Sendek
  • Hired in 1994 as the head coach at IUPUI, then a NAIA Independent program; the Jaguars moved to D-I starting in 1998
    • Hunter won 274 games in 17 seasons at IUPUI, not including 18 wins that were later vacated from the 2003-04 season
    • Coached future NBA point guard and Summit POY George Hill from 2004-2008
  • Took over the Georgia State program in March 2011
  • Left in March 2019 to take over as the head coach at Tulane
    • Through four seasons, Hunter is 56-57 overall; his 2022-23 team won 20 games for the first time in ten years
  • Along with his wife, Amy, has one son and one daughter
    • Son R.J. played at Georgia State and was selected in the first round (28th) by the Boston Celtics in the 2015 NBA Draft

Ron Hunter Coaching Tree


^ overall record include seasons at both the NAIA and NCAA Division I levels (IUPUI was an NAIA independent until 1998)

** Listed records for this coach do not include wins later vacated by the NCAA