Former Oklahoma State men's basketball head coach Sean Sutton begins his third season at ORU and his second as an assistant coach after serving as the executive advisor during the 2010-11 season.
The brother of head coach Scott Sutton, Sean Sutton owns over 15 years of college coaching experience. On the ORU bench, the Golden Eagles have posted two 20-win seasons and three postseason berths.
Sutton coached Oklahoma State from 2006-08 and posted a 39-29 record in two seasons in Stillwater. He previously spent 13 seasons as an assistant to his father Eddie, who coached the Cowboys for 16 years. Sean Sutton also served as an assistant at Mississippi during the 1992-93 campaign.
"This is a great day great day for ORU basketball and for me personally," said head coach Scott Sutton upon Sean's addition to the staff. "I'm excited and thankful for the opportunity that (ORU President) Dr. Mark Rutland has provided for me and Sean to work together, and for Sean to lend his expertise to our staff."
After the 2012-13 season, the Sutton's have a combined 1,113 wins, making the family the most successful father-son basketball coaching combination in NCAA history.
Sean Sutton is a 1992 graduate of Oklahoma State where he helped guide the Cowboys to the Sweet 16 in 1991 and 1992. He played two seasons (1987-89) at Kentucky where he was also coached by his father.
Sutton helped the Cowboys to a 52-16 record in his two seasons as a player, earning honorable mention All-Big Eight honors each year.
As a player and coach, Sean Sutton has been a part of 13 NCAA Tournaments, four NITs and two Final Fours.
Sean and his wife, Trena, have three sons -- Hunter, Spencer and Sean Parker.