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Assistant Coach Koy Garmrath

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Assistant Coach Koy Garmrath is entering his 2nd season with USC Salkehatchie. In his first season he helped the Indians finish with a 21-11 overall record, tying the program record for wins (21). He coached and helped develop the 2018-2019 Region X Player of the Year and 2nd Team NJCAA All-American, Vince Cole, as well as the 2018-2019 Region X Defensive Player of the Year, Ahmad Rand, who also led all of NJCAA in Blocked Shots (141 Blocks/4.5 BPG). The 2018-2019 season ended in a heartbreaker to Cape Fear in the Region X Championship game.

The Indians have high expectations heading into the 2019-2020 season returning 4 starters and 65 points per game amongst the returning sophomores. The Indians also boast a strong 2019 recruiting class with a mixture of talented sophomore transfers, and incoming freshmen who have won a combined 4 State Championships.

Before coming to Salkehatchie Garmrath spent the three seasons at Arkansas State 2016-2018. In his first season at Arkansas State he worked for then Head Coach John Brady as a Graduate Assistant. He also worked as the Video Coordinator and Director of Operations. During his second season at Arkansas State he was retained on staff by Grant McCassland who is now Head Coach at North Texas. Where Garmrath was a 2nd year GA and assisted with on court workout and practices and also video duties. His 3rd year at Arkansas State Current Head Coach Mike Balado hired Garmrath as a Program assistant. During his 3 year stint at Arkansas State Garmrath graduated with his Masters in Science and Education.

Prior to Arkansas State, Garmrath was a student assistant for the University of Arkansas Men’s Basketball team all 3 years he was there. During his time at The University of Arkansas (2013-2015) Garmrath was part of teams that went to NIT and the 2015 team that finished runner up in conference and SEC tournament play. The 2015 team finished with a 27-9 record making it to the Round of 32 of the NCAA tournament. During 2015 Garmrath earned his Bachelors of Science in Education in Kinesiology.