Williston, ND (KEYZ)  – Williston State College announced the addition of Alex Herman as the new Head Men’s Basketball Coach.

Herman, a North Dakota native, will be joining the Tetons from Mayville State University. “Alex is a basketball guy, through-and-through, growing up the son of a coach. He has worked extremely hard to earn the opportunity to be a coach at the collegiate level, and I know he is excited and prepared to take the challenge of leading a program. We look forward to getting Alex and his family to Williston. We are also excited for the future of Teton Basketball under his leadership!”  Athletic Director Jayden Olson.

No stranger to the Mon-Dak Conference, Herman played basketball for two years at Lake Region State College from 2011-13, graduating with an associate degree in Liberal Arts.

After his stint at the Junior College, he transferred to Mayville State to finish his two years of eligibility, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Coaching.

Herman completed his master’s degree in 2018 from NDSU in Leadership in Physical Education & Sports. He also served as an instructor on campus for the HPER (Health Physical Education Recreation) Department.

WSC Men's Basketball Coach Alex Herman
WSC Men's Basketball Coach Alex Herman
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“I would like to thank WSC President Hirning, Athletic Director Jayden Olson, and the search committee for entrusting me with the WSC Men’s Basketball Program. I would also like to thank Coach Tighe and Coach DeWitt for helping me grow in this profession while at Mayville State,” Newly hired Williston State Men's Basketball Coach Alex Herman, who continued in to elaborate his excitement to be the next head coach following a storied history of great coaches who have staled the coaches box in The Well. “I’m excited to put a program on the floor that the community and alumni can support and be proud of! Our family can’t wait to become a part of the Williston community. Go Tetons!”

Herman will officially start his duties at WSC on July 18th in taking over for the program that went 6-13 in Mon-Dak conference play, and 8-25 overall in the season last year including eight consecutive losses to end the 2021-2022 season.