Men's Basketball Coaches

Justin DeGrood ’07

Head Men's Basketball Coach

Justin DeGrood ’07, the lead assistant coach of Gustavus Adolphus College men’s basketball for nine seasons, was named head coach of the program on March 10, 2022. DeGrood’s primary responsibilities for the Gusties have…   (continue reading)


Christopher VanderHyde

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach & Strength and Conditioning

The 2022-23 season will be Chris VanderHyde’s first season as the lead assistant at Gustavus. VanderHyde was an assistant coach under Mark Hanson for five seasons prior to being named lead assistant for Justin DeGrood in 2022…   (continue reading)


Gary Holmseth

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Holmseth has been one of the most highly regarded high school coaches in southern Minnesota for many years. In fact, his Blue Earth Area teams won 360 games while he was a head coach, and then in 2014, the Minnesota Basketball…   (continue reading)


Ben Ruemenapp ’23