After stints at VCU and Radford, Kyle Getter returns to Liberty as an assistant under head men's basketball coach Ritchie McKay.
Getter is no stranger to Liberty basketball after serving one season on McKay's staff during the skipper's first stint (2008-09), helping guide the Flames to a 23-12 record and an appearance in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Most recently, Getter spent four seasons a member of Mike Jones' staff at Radford (2011-15), helping the Highlanders finish 22-12 overall and 12-6 in the Big South this past year. Radford made an appearance in the 2015 CIT, defeating Delaware State, 78-57, before falling to Vermont, 71-58.
Prior to his time at Radford, Getter played an integral part in VCU's success in the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons, which included a magical run to the 2011 Final Four with wins over USC, Georgetown, Purdue, Florida State and Kansas. While on Shaka Smart's staff, the Rams posted 55 wins over two seasons, the highest total over any two-year span in program history.
On the Rams' bench, Getter's duties included scheduling, travel, team meals, practice schedules, class schedules and team camps.
In addition to his three stops in the Commonwealth (Radford, VCU, Liberty), Getter and his family have spent time in North Canton, Ohio, Huntington, W. Va., Dayton, Ohio and Hanover, Ind.
Before his time at Liberty, Getter was the top assistant at Walsh College in Ohio, where he helped the Cavaliers to a 26-5 record and a run into the Second Round of the NAIA Division II National Tournament.
In addition to having collegiate coaching experience, Getter also has several years of basketball operations duties under his belt.
Before Walsh, Getter spent two years as the Director of Basketball Operations at Marshall University under head coach Ron Jirsa. While there, he was responsible for film exchange, video editing, team travel, recruiting, supervising player academics, overseeing the daily operations of the basketball office and coordinating The Marshall Thundering Herd Basketball Camp.
Getter also spent time under Oliver Purnell at the University of Dayton. In addition, he worked with Paul Biancardi at Wright State.
Getter received his undergraduate degree in physical education from Hanover College (Ind.). While at Hanover, he served as an assistant men's basketball coach from 1999-2002. He helped the team earn a three-year record of 60-18 and two HCAC championships. Before attending Hanover, Getter played two seasons at Centre College in Kentucky.
Along with his knowledge of basketball, Getter has talents on the links as well and served as the men's golf coach at Walsh and the women's golf coach at his alma mater Hanover College.
Getter and his wife, Michelle, have a son, William, and a daughter, Madelyn.