AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University is planning to keep head men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm around for a while.
ISU Athletics Director Jamie Pollard announced on Twitter Tuesday morning that an agreement to extend Prohm’s contract through 2025 has been reached.
Excited to announce we have agreed to a contract extension with @CoachProhm through 2025. Awesome to have a basketball coach that fits our department's culture of excellence while also having integrity, kindness and humility.
— Jamie Pollard (@IASTATEAD) March 26, 2019
“It was important to (Iowa State President) Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, Coach (Steve) Prohm and me that we sent a message to our student-athletes, future recruits and fans that there is a strong mutual desire for Steve to be our men’s basketball coach,” said Jamie Pollard, Director of Athletics. “He is a terrific coach for Iowa State because he is successful, fits our department culture and exhibits great integrity, kindness and humility.”
The Iowa State Cyclones just finished up a 23-12 season with a loss to Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament. They won the Big 12 Tournament Championship prior to that.
We’ll update this story as more details about the contract are made known.