Kurt Budke

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Kurt Budke


Class of 2015


  • • Budke lead Trinity Valley Community College to a 226-16 record in seven years

    • In the seven years at Trinity Valley, his teams won the conference title all seven years, appeared in six consecutive national championships games finishing runner-up twice and capturing four National Championships

    • Budke’s NCJAA record is 273-31 (.898), which is the highest winning percentage in NJCAA history

    • He was named the NJCAA Coach of the Year twice in 1995, 1998

    • Budke was also named the Texas Coaches Association Coach of the Year 4 times (1994, 1996, 1997, 1998)

    • He is the youngest coach ever to be inducted into the NCJAA Hall of Fame

    • From 2002-2005, Budke lead Louisiana Tech to a 80-16 record, leading them to three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances

    • He was named the WAC Coach of the Year in 2003 while at Louisiana Tech

    • He also led Louisiana Tech to the WAC regular season and postseason tournament titles in 2003-04

    • In six seasons at Oklahoma State University, Budke guided the Cowgirls to a 112-83 record with three NCAA tournament appearance including a Sweet 16 berth in 2008



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