St. Thomas Tommies basketball

St. Thomas Tommies basketball history

University of St. Thomas (Saint Paul, MN)
Schoenecker Arena
Summit League

Current head coach: Johnny Tauer (2011-)

  • Assoc. HC: Mike Maker (2021-)
  • Asst: Cameron Rundles (2021-)
  • Asst: Kenneth Lowe (2022-)
  • DBO: Josh Rodenbiker (2015-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • NCAA Division III National Championships:  2  (2011, 2016)
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Final Four:  4  (1994, 2011, 2013, 2016)
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Appearances:  20  (1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020)
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Overall Record:  33-18
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  8  (1949, 1950, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  5-8

Conference Titles (MIAC, Summit League):

  • Summit League Regular Season Championships:  0
  • MIAC (Div III) Regular Season Championships:  34  (1924, 1946, 1949, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1981, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020)
  • Summit League Tournament Championships:  0
  • MIAC (Div III) Tournament Championships:  13  (1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015)

Award Winners:




St. Thomas head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Johnny Tauer 2011-Pres 228-70 8^ 8^ 1^
Steve Fritz 1980-2011 594-246 16^ 12^ 1^
Tom Feely 1954-80 417-269 7^ 6^ 0
Paul Sokol 1947-54 117-58 1^ 2^ 0
John Kundla 1946-47 11-11 0 0 0
Francis J. Deig 1940-46 82-28 1^ 0 0
Nic Musty 1937-40 17-29 0 0 0
Jack Sterrett 1935-37 14-21
George Barsi 1931-35 49-33
Ray Mock 1930-31 7-11
Jack Rees 1929-30 9-8
Ronald Gibbs 1928-29 14-11
Robert Schmidt 1926-28 34-18
Jack Murray 1925-26 14-6
Joe Brandy 1921-25 44-24 1^
Arther Barrett 1916-17, 20-21 12-10
Lowden 1919-20 11-5
J. Carroll 1918-19 1-7
George Keogan 1917-18 13-2
D. Norton 1914-16 3-4
unknown 1909-14
Frank Nelson 1907-09 15-4
C.L. Sheeran 1904-07 27-9

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions

^ These conference titles, tournament appearances and national championships came when the St. Thomas program was at either the NCAA Division III or NAIA level; St. Thomas moved up to Division I prior to the 2021-22 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.