TODD DUNCAN | HEAD COACH
Todd Duncan enters his fifth season leading the men’s basketball program after becoming the seventh head coach in program history during his debut in 2011-12.
Duncan holds an all-time record of 63-46 overseeing the Chaps while leading his teams to a pair of Sooner Athletic Conference tournament appearances and back-to-back third place finishes in the Heartland Conference. Duncan has coached seven All-SAC selections, four Heartland All-Conference players, five NAIA Daktronics All-Scholar Athletes and four All-Academic SAC honorees. In 2013-14, he guided the team to a program record seven consecutive conference wins and pieced together the third best 20-game start in program history (14-6) during the program’s first year competing within NCAA Division II.
Prior to his success at LCU, Duncan spent 15 seasons as the athletic director and head boy’s basketball coach at Trinity Christian School in Lubbock. At TCHS, Duncan led the Lions to eight Final Four appearances in the TAPPS State Tournament, including a number four ranking during his final season where the Lions finished the year with a 32-4 record. Duncan amassed over 400 career wins during his tenure and led his team to a state championship in 1999.
After graduating from local Coronado High School, Duncan began his college career at Midland College, where he played alongside Mookie Blaylock from 1985-1987. Duncan holds Midland College's single-season records for three-point shooting percentage (.584) and free throw shooting (86.9%) from the 1986-87 season. He returned home in 1987 after transferring to Texas Tech University and suiting up with the Red Raiders from 1987-1989. Duncan is the Red Raiders’ career three-point shooting percentage leader with a mark of 46%. In just two seasons with the Red Raiders, Duncan knocked down 132 three-pointers to rank ninth all-time.
Duncan played in several pro leagues following his tenure at Tech, including stops in the Global Basketball Association with the Pensacola HotShots and also in the Chinese Professional League. Duncan was also very active with the Sports For Christ, bringing basketball and ministry to Panama and Trinidad Tobago. He is also very instrumental in the Todd Duncan Basketball Camps, which he has conducted annually since 1989.
Duncan and wife, Holly, reside in Lubbock with their two children, daughter Ashton and son Ethan.