Coach Brian Hoberecht (pronounced HO-BRIGHT) enters his 23rd year as a head basketball coach at the collegiate level. The 2022-23 season will be Hoberecht’s 15th season as head coach of the Kilgore College Rangers.
Under his leadership, KC has a 275-150 overall record and a conference record of 134-113 in NJCAA Region XIV. In the last nine seasons, 28 of his players have signed Division I basketball scholarships at four-year schools.
During the 2021-22 season, Coach Brian Hoberecht and his staff led the Rangers this season to a 31-3 record, a Region XIV Conference Championship and an Elite Eight appearance at the NJCAA Basketball Championship in Hutchinson, Kansas.
He was also named the 2022 NJCAA Mid-South District Coach of the Year.
During the 2018-19 season, Hoberecht won his 200th game as head coach at KC.
When Hoberecht arrived at KC in 2008, his vision was to lay a solid foundation and build the men’s basketball program with a commitment to the student athletes he coaches. He’s done exactly what he set out to do – and much more.
“Player development has been the cornerstone of our program,” Hoberecht said. “We believe in the relationships built during the recruiting process and the influence it has for a lifetime.”
Under Coach Hoberecht, the graduation rate has continued to be more than 90 percent of all two-year players at KC.
- Six Team Championships
- 6 All-Americans
- 2 Pre-Season All-Americans
- 40+ All Region Players
- 50+ All Conference Players
- 35+ Professional Players as a Head Coach
- 80+ Professional Players as an Assistant Coach
- 2012-2013 Region XIV Coach of the Year
- Finished in Sweet 16 in the NJCAA 2013 National Tournament
- 2012-13 team had best season of basketball at KC in 55 years with a 27-6 record, ranked 15th in the nation
- Ranked #2 in the NJCAA in 2013-2014 Season
- 361-227 overall record as a head coach
- 205-132 record as head coach at KC
- Clinician at NABC Final Four Championships
- Clinician for Nike Championships
- Coached professionally for the Dodge City Legend
- Coached Grand Bahamas summer camp 2004-05
- Enid (OK) High School: 1989
- Southwestern College: 1993
- Emporia State University: 1995
Head Coach (20th year):
- 2008-Present: Kilgore College
- 2000-2008: Dodge City Community College
- 2003-2006: Dodge City Legend
- 1997-2000: Dodge City Community College
- 1993-1997: Emporia State University
Cody McCoy is in his fourth year as assistant coach for the 2020-21 season for the Rangers. He is from Martins Mill (Texas) where he graduated from Martins Mill High School in 2012.
At Martins Mill, he played basketball all four years. After high school and graduation from Baylor University, he was a graduate assistant for the Bears from 2017-19 where he helped in player development, scouting and players’ individual video breakdowns. In his first year Baylor, they were 19-15, making it to the second round of the NIT. In his second season, Baylor went 20-14, making it the NCAA tournament, beating Syracuse in the first round and losing to No. 1 Seed Gonzaga in the second round.
Before Baylor, McCoy was a student assistant at UT Arlington under Head Coach Scott Cross from 2014-17. In the 2016-17 season, UTA went 27-9 overall, setting a program record for most wins in a single season, and went 14-4 to earn its first regular season Sun Belt Conference Championship. UTA also upsetted No. 12 Saint Mary’s on the road, 65-51. UT Arlington made it to the third round of the NIT that year.
Brendon Hoberecht is in his second year with the Rangers as assistant coach. Hoberecht played basketball at KC from 2019-21 and was a key part of last year's Mid-South Championship team that qualified for the national tournament in Hutchinson, Kan.
Hoberecht, a native of Carls Junction, Mo., is a student at UT Tyler where he is studying kinesiology.