About Dave Nedbalek
Dave Nedbalek is currently the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at The University of Texas at Tyler. Dave was hired by UT Tyler Head Coach, Jamon Copeland in July of 2016. His duties include high school recruiting, video coordinator, opponent scouts, and director of creative content. During his first season at UT Tyler Coach Nedbalek helped lead the Patriots to tie the second best season record in school history, and saw 5 players nominated for American Southwest Conference honors.
Prior to joining UT Tyler’s staff, Coach Nedbalek was the Head Boys Basketball Coach and Athletic Director at King’s Academy Christian School in Tyler, Texas. During his 4 years at King’s Academy Coach Nedbalek helped lead King’s Academy to four straight state tournament appearances, as well as coached 12 first-team all state, 11 second-team all state, 7 honorable mention, and the overall league Co-MVP. Coach Nedbalek compiled a record of 73-27 in four seasons as Head Coach. Coach Nedbalek was also named Coach of the Year in 2011, and 2012 and was selected to coach the Texas Christian Athletic League Eastern All-Star team in 2015.
Coach Nedbalek is native to Tyler, Texas attending high school and playing at All Saints Episcopal and Robert E. Lee High School before playing one season at Ouachita Baptist University. Coach Nedbalek lives in Tyler with his wife Nikki.