Steve Aggers

Steve Aggers (born May 31, 1948)

Teams coached: Great Falls Argonauts, Wayne State Wildcats, Eastern Washington Eagles, Loyola Marymount Lions
Great Falls record^: 120-54 (.690)
Wayne State record^: 67-85 (.441)
Eastern Washington record: 51-82 (.383)
Loyola Marymount record: 55-90 (.379)
Overall record^: 293-311 (.485)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • Big Sky Regular Season Champion:  1  (2000)
  • Frontier (NAIA) Regular Season Champion:  3  (1981, 1982, 1983)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2006-2007 Great Falls Explorers
2000-2005 Loyola Marymount
1995-2000 Eastern Washington
1994-1995 Kansas State (asst)
1990-1994 Pepperdine (asst)
1985-1990 Wayne State
1979-1985 Great Falls
1978-1979 Wyoming (asst)
1974-1978 Mid-Plains CC

Steve Aggers Facts

  • Steve Aggers
  • Born May 31, 1948
  • Hometown: Laramie, Wyoming
  • Alma Mater: Chadron State College (BA, 1970)
  • Early coaching roles include a short stint on Jim Brandenburg‘s staff at Wyoming
  • Was the head coach at the University of Great Falls (now University of Providence) in Great Falls, MT for six seasons
    • Compiled a 120-54 record overall at the NAIA school and won three-straight Frontier titles from 1981-83
  • Left for Wayne State College (Wayne, NE) in 1985, going 67-85 in five seasons as the Wildcats’ head coach
  • Joined Tom Asbury‘s staff at Pepperdine in 1990 and four years later followed Asbury to Kansas State
    • In five total seasons working with Asbury, Aggers was part of three NCAA Tournaments and one NIT
  • Hired in 1995 to be the head coach at Eastern Washington, his first D-I head coaching role
    • Went 51-82 overall, improving the team from 3 wins in his first season to 16 in his third
    • Led the Eagles to their first-ever Big Sky regular season title in 2000, going 15-12 (12-4)
  • Left for the Loyola Marymount job in 2000, leading the Lions for the next five seasons
    • Was not as successful at LMU, going 55-90 overall and finishing above .500 just once (2003-04)
    • Fired in 2005 following an 11-17 season in which the Lions finished last in the WCC
  • Later spent one year (2005-06) as the head coach of the Great Falls Explorers of the CBA

Steve Aggers Coaching Tree


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I and NAIA levels only