Ty Harrelson

Head Men’s Basketball Coach
RASTA Vechta

UNIVERSITY BIO

Experience

2022 – Present: Head Coach, RASTA Vechta (ProA German Basketball League)

2015 – 2021: Head Coach, Wayland Baptist University

2012 – 2015: Head Coach/Player, South West Slammers (Australian State Basketball League)

2012: Assistant Coach/Player, Goldfields Giants (Australian State Basketball League)

2003 – 2012: Professional Player, Australia & Europe

2001 – 2003: Player/Team Captain (02-03), Wayland Baptist University

2000 – 2001: Player, Cameron University

Education

2014: Northcentral University, Masters, Athletic Coaching 

2004: Wayland Baptist University, Bachelors, Business Administration

Personal

Hometown: Wichita Falls, TX

Family: Belynda (Wife) & Lily, Luke, Emma (Children)

Career Highlights

Career Record
115-59 (.661)

20+ Win Seasons (4)
2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2015-16

Winning Seasons (6)
2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16

Conference Coach of the Year (1)
2018-19 SAC

Conference Regular Season Championships (1)
2018-19 SAC

Conference Tournament Championships (1)
2015-16 SAC

NAIA Tournament Berths (4)
2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2015-16

Led Wayland Baptist to a 115-59 (.661) overall record (29 wins over Top 25 ranked opponents), one Sooner Athletic Conference Regular Season Championship, one Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament Championship, and four NAIA Tournament berths

The 2018-19 SAC Conference Coach of the Year, led WBU to the first SAC Regular Season Championship in program history

WBU’s scoring defense finished ranked 17th nationally in 2019-20

As WBU’s Head Coach, has recruited and coached 12 SAC All-Conference and five All-American Team selections, as well as one Player of the Year, one Freshman of the Year, and one Defensive Player of the Year

A 2014 inductee into the Wayland Baptist Athletics Hall of Honor, helped lead the program to two NAIA Tournament berths

A two-time SAC All-Conference Team and 2002-03 NAIA All-American selection, scored 1,111 points in just two seasons

Head Coach Record