Southern Union State Community College

Coaches

Ron RadfordHead Coach – Ron Radford                                                                              

Since coming to the SU in 1987, Radford has led his teams to numerous division championships and seven state championships.  Radford has received 14 various Coach of the Year awards, including Region XXII National Coach of the Year, Central Division Coach of the Year by the Alabama Community College Conference and the Alabama Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year.  

He has also seen more than 100 student athletes receive scholarships to play at four year universities, and he has coached eight All-Americans.

Prior to coming to Southern Union, Radford spent two years as an assistant basketball coach at LaGrange College in LaGrange, Georgia.  He was a player/coach in the European Basketball League from 1982-83.  He is a graduate of Samford University in Birmingham and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education with a specialization in History and Physical Education.

LeMont HerringAssistant Coach  - LeMont Herring

Herring is a native of Randolph County.  He was a member of the 1997 men's basketball team at Southern Union which won the State Championship. He has been the women's head basketball coach at SU for 4 years and the men's assistant basketball coach for 6 years.