Trey Hendon joined the Lions’ men’s basketball staff for the 2015-2016 season as an assistant coach.
In 2015-16, the Lions won the Red River Athletic Conference tournament, and earned a birth to the schools 4th National Tournament. The Lions finished the season 25-7 overall and 15-3 in the RRAC.
Previously, Hendon spent two seasons at Oklahoma State University, serving as a graduate assistant coach under head coach Travis Ford. While with the Cowboys, he helped the team to 36 victories in two seasons, including multiple wins over nationally ranked teams in the NCAA. At OSU his primarily responsibilities were involved in opponent scouting and video breakdown. While at Oklahoma State, he assisted the development of future NBA players, such as, Marcus Smart (Boston Celtics) & Markel Brown (Brooklyn Nets).
Hendon also spent one season at East Central University in Ada, OK. During this time, Hendon served as an assistant coach where his primarily responsibilities were day to day operations, film editing and recruiting. During the season Hendon accepted the responsibilities to become the Interim Head Coach where he earned victories over Southeastern Oklahoma State University and Ouachita Baptist.
Hendon has also coached at the high school level, as an assistant coach at Broken Bow High School. The Savages earned a record of 20-7 and were state tournament qualifiers. During this time, he had the opportunity to learn under his mentor, Hall of Fame Coach Gene Davis.
The Broken Bow, OK., native earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education in 2009 and a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Oklahoma State University in 2014.