Walt Corbean
Walt Corbean

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

Position:
Assistant Coach

Experience:
6 Seasons

Alma Mater:
Xavier, 1991

04/04/2012

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01/04/2012

Nationwide Quotes the Deacs - Walt Corbean

Assistant Coach Corbean featured on video board during the Wofford game

11/18/2011

Video: Coach Walt Corbean Mic'd Up

Assistant basketball coach Walt Corbean was mic'd up at a recent practice

03/02/2013

Wake Forest vs. Maryland - March 2, 2013

Wake Forest vs. Maryland - March 2, 2013

11/02/2012

Wake Forest vs. Rollins - Nov. 2, 2012

Wake Forest vs. Rollins - Nov. 2, 2012

01/31/2012

Wake Forest vs. No. 5 North Carolina

Wake Forest vs. No. 5 North Carolina

12/18/2011

Wake Forest vs. Gardner-Webb - Dec. 18, 2011

Wake Forest vs. Gardner-Webb - Dec. 18, 2011

11/04/2011

Wake Forest vs. Ferrum - Nov. 4, 2011

Wake Forest vs. Ferrum - Nov. 4, 2011


Walt Corbean spent six seasons on the Wake Forest basketball staff from 2007-13, including the last two as an assistant coach.

Corbean was promoted to assistant coach in May of 2011 after spending the prevous four years as the program's director of basketball operations.

As the Director of Basketball Operations Corbean coordinated the team's daily schedule, travel and meals and handled various other administrative duties.

Corbean, a former player for Skip Prosser and Pete Gillen at Xavier University, brings a tremendous wealth of experience to the Demon Deacon program.

Corbean joined the Wake Forest staff after serving as the head basketball coach at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Ind. In seven seasons, Corbean led the Grenadiers to a 140-95 record and three National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic (NAIA) National Tournament appearances.

He also captured four Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships. His most successful season came in 2005-06 when IUS finished ninth in the nation in the final NAIA Division II poll with a record of 30-4.

Corbean began his coaching career at his high school alma mater, The Seven Hills School in Cincinnati. He was an assistant varsity coach and head junior varsity coach for four seasons before earning his degree in psychology from Xavier in 1991.

Corbean then broke into the collegiate coaching ranks as an assistant coach at Northern Kentucky University. He spent four seasons as an assistant at NKU, the last two of which he also served as academic coordinator. Corbean was instrumental in helping the Norsemen reach the Sweet 16 of the 1995 NCAA Division II Tournament.

He joined the staff at Army in 1995 and spent three years with the Black Knights, including one season as the recruiting coordinator. Corbean became an assistant coach at Eastern Kentucky for two seasons from 1998-2000 before taking the head job at IUS.

While at IUS, Corbean coached nine players that earned All-KIAC honors. He also recruited three former Indiana High School All-Stars.

Corbean graduated from Xavier University with a degree in psychology in 1991.

As a Musketeer from 1985-87, Corbean helped Xavier to a pair of Midwestern Collegiate Conference championships and a two-year record of 44-18. He played for head coach Pete Gillen while Prosser was an assistant coach for the Musketeers.

Corbean earned his master's degree in secondary education from Northern Kentucky in 1997.

Walt and his wife, Kathy, are the parents of a son, T.J.

The Walt Corbean File
Birthdate October 31, 1966
Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
High School The Seven Hills School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Alma Mater Xavier University, 1991
Degree Psychology
Graduate School Northern Kentucky University, 1997
Master's Degree Secondary Education
Wife Kathy
Son T.J.
Playing Background
Played two seasons at Xavier, from 1985-87, under Pete Gillen and Skip Prosser.
Coaching History
2012-13 (2 seasons) Assistant Coach, Wake Forest
2008-11 (4 seasons) Director of Basketball Operations, Wake Forest
2001-07 (7 seasons) Head Coach, Indiana University Southeast
1999-2000 (2 seasons) Assistant Coach, Eastern Kentucky
1998 (1 season) Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Army
1996-98 (3 seasons) Assistant Coach, Army
1992-95 (4 seasons) Assistant Coach, Northern Kentucky
1988-91 (4 seasons) Assistant Varsity Coach/Head Reserve Coach, The Seven Hills School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
 

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