Jacob Beasley back in 2018 at the PrepHoopsTN Fall Combine.

Posted On: 08/29/19 5:33 PM

As of early April, Tennessee Tech Head Coach John Pelphrey is working to establish his new program.  In August, TTU and Coach Pelphrey hosted their first Elite Camp.

Former University of Arkansas Head Coach, Pelphrey served as assistant at both University of Florida and University of Alabama.  His full coaching resume is listed below.

Pelphrey began his coaching career following one season playing professionally in France and Spain.

He played two years at Kentucky under Sutton and three under Rick Pitino. Part of UK's class known as "The Unforgettables," he was inducted into the Kentucky Hall of Fame in 2005 and named the Wildcats' Student-Athlete of the Year in 1989. His jersey number (No. 34) was retired in 1992. During his Kentucky career, he started 90 of 114 games and finished with a career scoring average of 11.0 points.

Named Mr. Basketball in the state of Kentucky as a senior at Paintsville High School in 1987, he scored 2,477 points and grabbed 1,316 rebounds in his career.

Age: 50 (born November 18, 1968)
Wife: Tracy
Children: Jaxson, Grace
Education: University of Kentucky – B.A., Marketing (1992)

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