Coastal Carolina's new men's basketball coach, Justin Gray, has completed his coaching staff with the additions of Jayson Gee, Ryne Lightfoot, Kyle Taylor, Zack Freesman, Cody Cohen, and Austin Davis.

By the Numbers
  • Jayson Gee has a career head coaching record of 202-175 over 12 seasons.
  • Ryne Lightfoot led the Catamounts to a top-four Southern Conference finish in 2022-23.
  • Kyle Taylor achieved a record of 143-20 in five seasons at Salt Lake Community College.
  • Zack Freesman helped lead Western Carolina to a top-four Southern Conference regular-season finish.
  • Cody Cohen was named the No. 7 junior college assistant in the Southeast region by
State of Play
  • Jayson Gee brings 35 years of coaching experience and has worked at various universities.
  • Ryne Lightfoot improved the Catamounts' defensive system significantly during his tenure.
  • Kyle Taylor led Salt Lake Community College to consistent success with multiple NJCAA Championships appearances.
  • Zack Freesman played a vital role in the turnaround of Western Carolina's basketball program.
  • Cody Cohen has a diverse coaching background with experience in video coordination and scouting.
  • Austin Davis, a former University of Michigan basketball player, specializes in sports performance.
What's Next

The finalized coaching staff is poised to contribute to Coastal Carolina's men's basketball program success.

Bottom Line

The completion of the coaching staff under Justin Gray brings a wealth of experience and expertise to enhance the prospects of Coastal Carolina's men's basketball team.