Ty Margenthaler

Southeast Missouri State introduced Ty Margenthaler as the Redhawks next head women’s basketball coach during a press conference Thursday.

Margenthaler, a 1997 graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and native of Macomb, Ill., spent the last five years as an assistant coach at Wisconsin. He was the Badgers recruiting coordinator, who handled all aspects of the recruitment process, including contacting prospects and arranging for visits.

Margenthaler also served as Wisconsin’s assistant offensive coordinator and was in charge of post player development. He assisted with scouting opponents, summer camps, practice and game preparation among other duties.

Watch Margenthaler’s introduction

Margenthaler, who signed a four-year contract, is the seventh head coach in Southeast women’s basketball history. “This is an excellent opportunity and it’s a win-win situation. The location, facilities, community and support are outstanding. I think I will make a great fit at Southeast Missouri State University.” said Margenthaler

Prior to Wisconsin, Margenthaler worked as an assistant coach at Bradley University from 2000-06, where he developed a pair of centers into Missouri Valley All-Conference players. Dena Williams (2002) and Ashley Chelleen (2003) both landed spots on the Valley’s All-Freshman Team. Margenthaler also served as the camp coordinator and assisted with scouting at Bradley.