Associate Head Coach
Tom Schuberth returns to the UCF bench to begin his fourth year with the Golden Knights. Schuberth was promoted to associate head coach following the 2003-04 campaign.
At UCF, Schuberth serves as the program's recruiting coordinator. He also assists with scheduling and opponent scouting. He additionally works directly with the Golden Knights backcourt players.
Entering his 24th season as a collegiate coach, he has helped guide 11 squads to the NCAA Tournament and has seen 14 of his teams claim conference championships in five different leagues.
With Schuberth on the sidelines, the Golden Knights have recorded a 70-26 record since the start of the 2002-03 season, a mark that ranks first in the state of Florida and 23rd nationally during that span. The team has made two straight trips to the NCAA Tournament and won its first Atlantic Sun Conference regular season crown last year.
Under Schuberth's tuteledge, seven Golden Knight standouts have garnered all-league accolades in the past three years.
Before arriving in Orlando, Schuberth spent the 2001-02 season at UAB, a Conference USA member. He served as an assistant at Southeast Missouri State from 1997-01. During his time with the Indians, the team won the Ohio Valley Conference title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2000.
Schuberth spent five years at Memphis during the mid-1990s, where he made his mark as one of the top recruiters in the nation. In 1993, his recruiting class was ranked No. 1 nationally by analyst Bob Gibbons. He helped the Tigers sign Lorenzen Wright, a McDonald's High School All-America selection, who went on to earn national freshman of the year honors in 1996.
While at Memphis, Schuberth's saw the 1995 squad capture the Great Midwest Conference Championship and advance to the Sweet 16 at the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers 1996 team won the Conference USA title.
The Chicago native began his coaching career at North Alabama in 1982. He then spent nine years as the top assistant and recruiting coordinator at Louisiana-Monroe. During his tenure at ULM, the team participated in the NCAA Tournament on four occasions and earned one invite to the National Invitation Tournament.
Schuberth played collegeiately at Mississippi State, where he was a three-time letterwinner. Additionally, he was named to the Southeastern Conference All-Academic Team and was an honorable mention Academic All-American. In 1979, he was third in the SEC in assists (107) and first in charges taken. He spent his freshman year at UNLV and was part of the school's 1977 Final Four team.