Heath Schroyer

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Heath Schroyer
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Tennessee-Martin
Biographical details
Born (1972-03-15) March 15, 1972 (age 42)
Walkersville, Maryland
Playing career
1991–1993
1993–1995
Kings River CC
Armstrong Atlantic State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996–1997
1997–2001
2001–2002
2002–2005
2005–2007
2007–2011
2011–2014
2014–present
Fresno CC (asst.)
BYU (asst.)
Wyoming (asst.)
Portland State
Fresno State (asst.)
Wyoming
UNLV (asst.)
Tennessee-Martin
Head coaching record
Overall 84–115 (.422)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Big Sky Regular Season Championship (2002)

Heath Schroyer (born March 15, 1972) is an American college basketball coach, and the current head coach at University of Tennessee-Martin.[1] Schroyer had previously been an assistant under Dave Rice at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was also the head coach at Portland State University (2002–05) and the University of Wyoming (2007–11).

Playing career[edit]

Schroyer, born in Walkersville, Maryland, played high school basketball under legendary head coach Morgan Wootten at DeMatha Catholic High School. Following high school, he was an All-Conference player at Kings River Community College before playing at Armstrong Atlantic State University, where he graduated in 1995 with a degree in liberal studies.

Coaching career[edit]

Schroyer's coaching career began following graduation when he was an assistant for one year at Kings River, then served as an assistant under Steve Cleveland at Fresno City College. When Cleveland became the coach at Brigham Young University in 1997, Schroyer followed him and spent the next four seasons as an assistant coach there. He became an assistant at the University of Wyoming for the 2001–02 season before being hired as the head coach at Portland State University.

At the time of his hiring, Schroyer was the second-youngest coach in Division I, and his first team at Portland State won just five games. In his third and final season at the school, Schroyer led the Vikings to a 19–9 record, including an 11–3 conference record and a Big Sky Conference championship. Following the season, Schroyer rejoined Cleveland as the associate head coach at Fresno State University.

On February 8, 2011, Schroyer was fired from his head coaching job at the University of Wyoming after starting 8–15 and 1–8 in Mountain West Conference play and a 49–68 record in four years. In May 2011, newly appointed UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball coach Dave Rice announced that he had signed Schroyer on as an assistant.

Schroyer was introduced as the head coach at the University of Tennessee at Martin on March 20, 2014.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Portland State (Big Sky Conference) (2002–2005)
2002–03 Portland State 5–22 3–11 8th
2003–04 Portland State 11–16 5–9 8th
2004–05 Portland State 19–9 11–3 1st
Portland State: 35–47 19–23
Wyoming (Mountain West Conference) (2007–2011)
2007–08 Wyoming 12–18 5–11 8th
2008–09 Wyoming 19–14 7–9 6th CBI 1st Round
2009–10 Wyoming 10–21 3–13 8th
2010–11 Wyoming 8–15 1–8
Wyoming: 49–68 16–41
Tennessee-Martin (Ohio Valley Conference) (2014–present)
2014-15 Tennessee-Martin
Total: 84–115

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

"Portland State bio"
"Heath Schroyer Named Cowboys' 20th Head Basketball Coach"
"Heath Schroyer Era Ends at Wyoming"