Danny Henderson
Danny Henderson

Position:
Assistant Coach

Experience:
Second Year

Alma Mater:
Austin College



02/12/2014

Boise State vs. New Mexico

Boise State vs. New Mexico

Danny Henderson is in his second season as an assistant coach with the Boise State men's basketball team after being hired April 22, 2013. Henderson helped the Broncos to a 21-13 record in his first year.

At Boise State Henderson is responsible for defensive game plans and works individually with the Bronco post players.

In 2012-13, Bronco center Ryan Watkins averaged a double-double with 11.9 points and 10.6 rebounds per game. Watkins led the NCAA in total offensive rebounds (170) and offensive rebounds per game (5.0). He became the third Bronco all-time to average a double-double for a season, and the first since 1971-72.

Prior to coming to Boise State, Henderson went 708-172 (.805) in 25 years as a prep head coach in Texas, and was named 2012 MaxPreps National Coach of the Year while at Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas.

Henderson, who spent the 2012-13 season as the head coach at Duncanville High School in Duncanville, Texas, combined to win four state championships and made seven semifinal appearances in the state tournament.

Throughout his career, Henderson garnered several coaching awards, and was a finalist for Naismith National High School Coach of the Year. He was also named TABC Texas Coach of the Year, Texas Sportswriters Coach of the Year and Southwest United States Coach of the Year.

He began his head coaching career at Liberty Hill High School near Austin, Texas, in 1988, and moved on to Peaster High School in 1993. He became the head coach at Marcus HS in 2009, before accepting the head coaching position at Duncanville.

Henderson earned a bachelor's in history and physical education, and a master's in education - both from Austin College.