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COACHING STAFF

AARON PROCTOR |  ASSISTANT COACH

Aaron Proctor begins his first season as assistant coach.

Proctor is a native of Houston, Texas, and was previously the head boys basketball coach at North Forest High School in Houston.

Prior to becoming head boys basketball coach at North Forest High School, Proctor was a graduate assistant men’s basketball coach for two seasons at NCAA Division I Kansas State. His primary duties were assisting in the initial breakdown of game video, aid in gathering scouting information as well as helping coordinate film exchange. He also assisted with the recruiting database and team travel.

Before joining the Kansas State coaching staff in July 2015, Proctor spent two years (2013-15) as head coach at Alvin High School in Alvin, Texas.

At Alvin, he was in charge of the overall coaching, supervision and organization of the boys basketball program, including skill development and classroom achievement for student-athletes. He developed and implemented promotional and marketing campaigns for the basketball program using all relevant social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and website).

Under his guidance, Alvin had a five-game win increase during 2013-2014 season and a one-game improvement during 2014-2015 season. He led the team to its first district wins since the 2009 season (two total) and most wins since 2008 (six). He coached the District 22-5A Newcomer of the Year/First Team All-District as a freshman, one first-team 22-6A All-District performer, five Honorable Mention All-District performers and two Academic All-District performers.

He also spent one season as head coach at Reagan High School (2012-13) in Houston and was assistant coach at Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas from 2006-12.

Proctor graduated from Cal State-San Bernardino in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. He played one season for head coach Jeff Oliver in 2004-05, helping the Coyotes to a 21-6 overall record, a CCAA title and a trip to the NCAA Tournament. He received a Master of Science Degree in College Student Personnel and Intercollegiate Athletics from Kansas State.

 

DUSTON GREEN  |  ASSISTANT COACH

Duston Green begins his first season as assistant men's basketball coach after previously serving as assistant women’s basketball coach for the past two seasons.

He is in charge of post player development.

As assistant women’s basketball coach, Green helped lead the Lady Lions to a 37-24 overall record and a 20-10 overall Heartland Conference record. During those two seasons, the Lady Lions qualified for the conference tournament and finished conference tournament runner-up last season, earning a berth in the NCAA Division II National Tournament.

He helped coach six All-Conference players over the past two seasons and one All-Region player.

A Fort Smith native, Green is a 2004 graduate of Northside High School, where he was a team captain on the Grizzlies basketball team. He helped lead Northside to its first undefeated conference championship in 30 years and its last since 2004. He played college basketball at Central Baptist College and is a graduate of Arkansas Tech University.

Green served as a volunteer assistant basketball coach at Fort Smith’s Darby Junior High in 2007 and at Fort Smith's Northside High School 2007-13, during which time the Lady Bears won two state championships.

Prior to joining the UAFS staff, he also was the coach of the Arkansas Mavericks AAU basketball team for nine years.

He has one daughter, Brooklynn.