Eric Reveno Joins Oregon State Men’s Basketball Team

CORVALLIS, Orc. – Eric Reveno, who has 25 years of college coaching experience, including 10 years as a head coach, will join the Oregon State men’s basketball program as an associate head coach, Wayne Tinkle announced Tuesday.

“We are very excited to add Eric to our technical team,” said Tinkle. “He has incredible knowledge of the game and a great national and international reputation as a coach and recruiter. .

“He will be a tremendous help in practice, on the sidelines during games, on the recruiting trails and in the community. We would like to welcome his wife Amanda and their children Katie and Andrew to the Beaver Nation.

Reveno, 56, began his coaching career at his alma mater, Stanford University, in 1997. He was promoted to associate coach at Stanford in 2004, before coaching at the University of Portland from 2006 to 2016. He was named assistant coach at Georgia Tech University in 2016 and was promoted to associate coach in 2019.

He won the 2021 NABC Guardians of the Game Award for Service, was selected for the West Coach Conference Coach of the Year in 2009, and was named one of the top 25 recruiters in the nation by Rivals.com in 2006.

“Oregon State Beavers have a very proud history, and I’m grateful that I’m now trying to do my part to help players become the best they can be and compete for championships in the Pac-12 Conference,” Reveno said. “It’s an exciting time for college athletics and the program, and I look forward to a very bright future with Oregon State.”

A native of Stanford, California, Reveno has spent the last five seasons at Georgia Tech and has worked primarily with post players. He developed center Ben Lammers into a second-team All-ACC performer and two-time ACC Defensive Player of the Year, James Banks III into two-time ACC All-Defensive Team honors, and Moses Wright from an unannounced recruit to the ACC Player of the Year. Year.

In addition to recruiting, player development, on-court training, scouting and game planning, Reveno also handled budget management, team organization, game scheduling, and coordinated the program’s international recruiting effort.

During the summer of 2021, he served as assistant coach for the Czech Republic under-18 team in the European Challenger events.

Reveno spent 10 years as head coach in Portland and had a three-year stint where riders averaged 20 wins in 2008-10. He led them to four CollegeInsider.com (CIT) Tournaments and was named the 2009 WCC Coach of the Year after leading Portland to third in a row.

Twenty of Reveno’s riders have been named to All-WCC teams, including eight first-team selections, and 16 of its graduates have gone on to play professionally. Off the court, drivers had 20 WCC All-Academic selections and their team boasted a 100 percent graduation rate and a near-perfect rating according to the NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR).

Reveno served as assistant coach to Mike Montgomery at Stanford for seven years before being promoted to associate head coach during the 2004–05 season alongside Trent Johnson.

He helped lead Stanford to seven 20-win seasons, three 30-win seasons, eight NCAA Tournament appearances, one NCAA Final Four in 1998, three years at the top of the national rankings, and four Pacific-10 Conference Championships. .

Reveno played in 116 games during his Stanford career (1985-87, 89), including 30 games as a starter during his senior season. He was twice captain of the team and helped Cardinal to a 26-7 record (15-3 mark on the Pac-10) and a No. 12. The Cardinal advanced to the NCAA Tournament, Stanford’s first appearance at the tournament since 1942.

“This is a great signing for Wayne and the Oregon State basketball program,” said former Montana, Stanford and California coach Mike Montgomery. “He’s very meticulous, smart, and hardworking. He’s lived in Portland for several years and knows the west coast like no one else. Rev is the best and fits the state of Oregon perfectly.”

Reveno earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford in 1989 and spent the next four years playing professional basketball in Japan. He returned to Stanford and earned a master’s degree in business administration in 1995.

Prior to joining Stanford’s coaching staff in 1997, he served as president of the Riekes Center in Menlo Park, a non-profit organization that works with athletes of all ages, for two years.

Reveno was born on March 12, 1966 in Stanford, California. He and his wife Amanda have two children, Katie and Andrew.

This appointment is contingent upon Reveno’s satisfactory completion of the usual background checks required by the university.

THE ERIC REVENO FILE

FOLKS

Born: March 12, 1966 (Stanford, California)
Family: wife – Amanda; daughter – Katie; son – André

EDUCATION

Bachelor, Economics, Stanford, 1989
Master’s, Business Administration, 1995

TRAINING EXPERIENCE

2019-22 – Georgia Tech University, Associate Head Coach
2016-19 — Georgia Tech University, assistant coach
2006-16 — University of Portland, head coach
2004-06 — Stanford University, Associate Head Coach
1997-2004 – Stanford University, assistant coach

GAME EXPERIENCE

1985-89 — Stanford University

OUR MISSION

Oregon State Athletics strives to Bramp up ANDxexcellent ONEauthentic Vsionary sstudent-ONEathletes (Go BEAVS).

Leave a Comment

%d bloggers like this: