Steve Henson

Steve Henson (born February 2, 1968)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: UTSA Roadrunners
Current conference: American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)
UTSA record: 99-123 (.446)
Overall record: 99-123 (.446)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2016-present UTSA
2011-2016 Oklahoma (asst)
2004-2011 UNLV (asst)
2003-2004 South Florida (asst)
2002-2003 Atlanta Hawks (asst)
1999-2000 Illinois (asst)

Steve Henson Facts

  • Steven Michael Henson
  • Born February 2, 1968
  • Hometown: Junction City, Kansas
  • Alma Mater: Kansas State University (BA, 1990)
  • Named Mr. Basketball Kansas in 1986; went on to play four years at Kansas State under head coach Lon Kruger, named All-Big Eight as both a junior and senior
    • Inducted into the Kansas State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2013; was also a decathlete at KSU
    • Drafted in the 2nd round (44th overall) of the 1990 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks
    • Played professional basketball from 1990-1999 in various leagues across the globe
    • Spent time in the NBA with the Bucks (1990-92), Atlanta Hawks (92-93), Charlotte Hornets (93), Portland Trail Blazers (94-95), and Detroit Pistons (98, 99)
  • Joined Kruger‘s coaching staff at Illinois in 1999 as an assistant; would spend 15 of the next 16 seasons with Kruger: three years with the Atlanta Hawks (one as a scout), seven at UNLV and five at Oklahoma
    • Also worked for one year as an assistant to Robert McCullum at South Florida while Kruger was in between head coaching stops
  • Hired in April 2016 to be the new head coach at UTSA of Conference USA
    • Earned conference COY honors in his second season after finishing 5th in the C-USA standings
    • Through seven seasons with the Roadrunners, Henson is 99-123 overall; the program moved to the AAC in 2023
  • Along with his wife, Cindy, has two sons

Steve Henson Coaching Tree

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