The Byrd Coaching Tree

The Byrd Coaching Tree

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont University men's basketball head coach Rick Byrd has paved the way for many in the coaching profession.

Consider the list of former Belmont players, staff, graduate assistants and managers currently in coaching:

  • Casey Alexander, Lipscomb University 
  • Steve Drabyn, Lipscomb University 
  • Roger Idstrom, Lipscomb University 
  • Brian Collins, East Tennessee State University
  • Jonathan Davis, North Carolina State University (women)
  • TJ Saint, Detroit Pistons
  • Chris LePore, University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • Corey Schmidt, University of New Orleans
  • Drew Giudice, Lee University
  • Cole Rose, Lee University
  • Mick Hedgepeth, University of the South
  • Lee Cigliano, Cleveland State CC
  • Hubie Smith, Brentwood Academy
  • Kerry West, Hendersonville HS
  • Adam Sonn, Goodpasture HS
  • Josh Goodwin, Summit HS
  • Wes Lambert, Nolensville HS
  • Keaton Belcher, Pendleton County HS
  • Michael Couey, Christ Presbyterian Academy
  • Kevin LeGate, Christ Presbyterian Academy
  • Kevin Maggard, Christ Presbyterian Academy
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