Zeigler named Assistant and Player Development Coach at High Point

High Point University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Alan Huss announced the addition of Trey Zeigler to the 2023-24 staff, as an Assistant and Player Development Coach. 

“I am thrilled to welcome Trey to our staff at HPU,” Huss commented. “I had the opportunity to work alongside Trey at Creighton. He was instrumental to our team’s success at Creighton. He is a tireless worker that connects on and off the floor with student athletes. He believes in our mission at HPU and will help install championship level culture within our basketball program.” 

In one season at Creighton as a graduate assistant, Zeigler was part of the best postseason run in school history, reaching the Elite 8. Zeigler played in integral part over player development and helped with the development of all Big-East players Ryan Kalkbrenner , Baylor Scheierman , and Trey Alexander. Individual training with Trey Alexander saw him go from a 28 percent three-point shooter to a 41 percent shooter from three during the 2022-23 season. 

“I am honored to join Coach Huss here at High Point,” Zeigler stated. “After working alongside Coach at Creighton there is no doubt he has one of the best offensive minds in college basketball. High Point University is a very special place, both President Qubein and our athletic director Dan Hauser have helped lay the foundation for a successful basketball program to be built.”

Before diving into college coach, Zeigler played professionally for several seasons. From 2015-2022, Zeigler played in nine different countries. He was named to four different Eurobasket.com all-league teams during his professional career. In his 2020-2021 season Zeigler was the only player in Europe to average over 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists.

Zeigler ended his college basketball playing career at TCU, recording almost 1,500 points and 600 rebounds, while dishing out over 250 assists. 

A 2010 graduate of Mount Pleasant High School in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, where he played for head coach Sam Taylor, Zeigler scored 1,644 points and grabbed 648 rebounds in his four-year career. He averaged 24.3 points and 10.5 rebounds per game as a senior and finished second in the Michigan “Mr. Basketball” voting. Zeigler was named to the third team All-American by MaxPreps.com. Coming out of high school, Zeigler was a consensus top 30 player.


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