Lonn Reisman stepping down as head coach after 30 seasons

Chris Reisman, his son, taking over after 12 seasons as associate had coach

Lonnn Reisman, seated with a grand child on each side of his lap, recorded 654 wins in 30 seasons at Tarleton before announcing Friday that he is turning the program over to his son and associate head coach Chris Reisman. Here, Lonn is celebrating No. 600 on January 2, 2016 at Wisdom Gym.


his duties as athletic director, a title he added in 1993 and beginning his 30 years as head men’s basketball coach on May 1, 1988.


Chris Reisman will be named head coach as part of the morning’s announcements. A four-year Tarleton point guard through the 2000-01 season, Chris has been a part of the coaching staff since 2001-02 and was promoted from assistant to associate head coach on May 27, 2006.

Chris Reisman has been part of more than 400 wins at Tarleton and was on staff for the four NCAA regional championships, seven Lone Star Conference league-wide or division titles and three LSC tournament crowns the Texans won under the direction of his father.

Much more to come pertaining to this developing story.


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