Logsdon named Assistant Basketball Coach at Berry

Berry College head coach Matthew Richter has named Chris Logsdon as the assistant coach of Vikings Men’s Basketball.

Richter is “thrilled to be able to add Chris Logsdon to our coaching staff.” He says that Logsdon “is a servant leader who impacts everyone around him in a positive way. His experience as a coach and former student athlete make him the right fit for Berry and for our program.

I can’t wait to see him work with our student athletes on a daily basis come this Fall and we’re excited to welcome Chris and his family to Berry.”

Chris joins the Vikings for the 2024-2025 season after coaching two NBA players and a Big Ten player of the Year.

Chris Logsdon served five seasons for the USC Upstate program serving currently as an assistant coach following duties as director of basketball operations previously.  Logsdon was part of a staff in 2021-22 that was one of the best in the Spartans Division I era, as the team earned the number two seed in the Big South basketball tournament and set a program record for conference victories as a Big South member with 10.  The Spartans also reached the tournament semifinals for the first time as a Big South member (2018-19). 

Prior to his arrival in Spartanburg, Logsdon spent two seasons as a graduate assistant for The Ohio State University.

During his time at Ohio State, Logsdon worked for both long-time veteran coach Thad Matta and current head coach Chris Holtmann. His duties included assisting with daily basketball functions, on-campus recruiting visits, breaking down opponent film, and scouting. Logsdon received his Master’s degree in sport management while at Ohio State.

Prior to Ohio State, Logsdon played at The College of Wooster where he was a three-year letterwinner and a part of four NCAA Division III Tournament appearances, making the Elite 8 as a senior. The Fighting Scots won two conference championships during his time three-year career.

He graduated from The College of Wooster in 2016 with a degree in history.


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