Grant Pate
Grant Pate
Title: Men's Basketball Head Coach
Phone: 662-862-8049
Email: jgpate@iccms.edu

Education: 

University of Mississippi - Bachelors in Sports Management (1990)
University of West Alabama - Masters in Physcial Education (1995)

Coaching Highlights

While at ICC (2013-present):

Conference Coach of the Year (2014)
North Division Championship (2014)
Conference Championship (2014)
Coach in the Conference All-Star game (2018)
Since 2012, 24 of 25 players have graduated (96% graduation rate)
Since 2012, 21 of 25 players have signed with four-year universities 

While at Tupelo High School (2008-12):

Coach in the Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association (NEMBCA) All-Star game (2008)
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Boys Basketball Coach of the Year (2012) 
Class 6A runner-up (2008)
94-29 record as head coach of the Golden Wave

While at Ole Miss (1999-2006):

Served as an administrative assistant
Served as Coordinator of Basketball Operations
Served as Assistant Coach
Advanced to the NIT "Elite Eight" (2000)
Advanced to the NCAA Tournament (2001, 2002)
Advanced to the NJCAA "Sweet 16" (2001)
SEC Western Division Championship (2001)
SEC Tournament runner-up (2001)

While at Ouachita Baptist (1995-97):

Served as an assistant coach
Advanced to the NAIA Division I postseason play (1995, 1996, 1997)
Advanced to the NAIA Southwest Region Tournament (1996, 1997)
Advanced to the NAIA District Tournament (1995)

While at Arkansas-Monticello (1992-94):

Served as an assistant coach
Made to back-to-back NAIA postseason appearances (1993, 1994)

Awards and Recognition

As a Coach:

MAC Coaches Clinic guest speaker (2015)
Bigger than Ball Foundation Coaches Clinic guest speaker (2018)

Personal Information

Pate and his wife, Melissa, live in Fulton and have two children, Katherine and Emily 

ICC Coaching Record

 Year     W     L     Playoffs     Championships 
 2013     11     12         
 2014     17    10     Conference & Region     North Division & Conference 
 2015    7     16         
 2016    13     10         
 2017     11     12     Conference     
 2018     8     13         
 2019     10     13         
                 
 Total    77     86