Brian Kloman
Brian Kloman
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 931-372-3951
Email: bkloman@tntech.edu
Hometown: Asheville, N.C.
College: Tennessee

Kloman returns for his second year as a member of the Tennessee Tech coaching staff, having gained 13 years of experience coaching in high school, collegiate, and university settings. In his most recent position before Tech, he was the acting assistant basketball coach at North Carolina Central University, seeing the Eagles to a 17-15 overall record, 10-6 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

An accomplished recruiter, Kloman is the founder of recruitingrumors.com, one of the fastest growing coaching and recruiting services across the country at the time of its inception in March of 2008. The website served to help countless college coaches with player evaluations over the course of the rigorous process of recruiting.

Kloman continued to use his knowledge as a recruiter during the 2009-10 season as the recruiting and academic coordinator at Pikeville College under head coach Kelly Wells. Prior to that, he spent the 2007-08 campaign as an assistant coach and admissions counselor at Daniel Webster College in Nashua, N.H. where he was in charge of recruiting, player development, while also working as an admissions counselor for the school.

He also spent one season as an assistant coach at Pfeiffer University where he was a member of a staff that led all Division I and II teams in scoring with a 97.7 point per game average. Kloman worked as a fulltime recruiting coordinator, JV head coach, and player development while at Pfeiffer.

From April 2002-2005, Kloman earned a position at the University of Tennessee and was put in charge of player development. He helped the UT coaching staff with recruiting, and helped run the summer camps held by the basketball program. C.J. Watson, Chris Lofton, and Jujuan Smith were players that Kloman particularly had a hand in helping them get to the next level and play professional basketball.

From 1998-2002, the Asheville, N.C. native worked as a student assistant with the Volunteer basketball program under former UT head coach Jerry Green. Kloman graduated from A.C. Reynolds High School in Asheville in 1998 and completed his bachelor of arts, sociology degree in 2002 at UT.