The Edmond Sun

April 18, 2014

Langston University names new head coach for men's basketball


Special to The Sun

LANGSTON — Langston University has named Stan Holt as head coach for the men’s basketball team.

“We are excited and pleased to welcome Stan Holt — he is young and eager,” said Mike Garrett, Langston athletic director.

 “I look forward to a successful season and to one day look back on our future success and be able to say, ‘we got him first.’”

Holt brings with him over seven years of progressive experience as well as a Master of Education in post-Secondary Administration and Student Affairs. Holt has developed and impacted such names as Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls and Nikola Vucevic of the Orlando Magic.

“The athletic administration at Langston University has brought tremendous passion and energy to the department,” Holt said.

“I sincerely welcome the support and involvement of the community, Langston alumni, administration, faculty and staff as we bring unparalleled effort and enthusiasm to the court.”

Langston University is located 12 miles east of Guthrie. Langston offers over 38 degree programs, including five masters degrees and one doctoral program.