Randy Reed was named head men's basketball coach in June 2013. In his first season, the Archers finished eighth in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Tournament, capping a 22-12 campaign.
Reed joined the Archers after a highly successful 16-year run at the prep level. During that tenure, Reed led McCluer North High School to seven district championships, four Final Four appearances and three state titles. He was named the St. Louis All-Metro Coach of the Year by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch after the 2010-11 season.
Reed coached a pair of NCAA Division I players Cortez Conners (California State University-Bakersfield) and his son, Randy Reed II (University of Nebraska-Omaha). Reed also coached multiple future NCAA Division I athletes during his time at McCluer North, including the University of Arkansas’s B.J. Young, Auburn University’s Jordan Granger and Iowa State’s Anthony Booker.
Reed is a St. Louis native who graduated from Vashon High School. He played for two years at STLCC-Forest Park, from 1978-80, and was named an NJCAA All-American following the 1979-80 season. He then attended Kansas State University, where he started 54 consecutive games. Reed was chosen with the 139th overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1982 NBA draft.
Last Updated November 2014