Aaron Proctor hired at Southeast Missouri as the program's director of operations.Proctor comes to Cape Girardeau from an in-state school, Missouri-West Plains. He spent the last year there as an assistant coach.
He has 14 years of coaching experience which includes a season as an assistant at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith and two years as a graduate assistant at Kansas State.
"Aaron has worn many hats and served in many different roles throughout his coaching journey," added Korn. "Whether it has been at the high school, junior college, Division II or Division I levels, he has gained valuable experience in those roles. Aaron has a lot of class and integrity, which will make him a great fit as the Director of Operations here at SEMO."
At UAFS, Proctor was involved in all facets of the program, including recruiting, scouting, game and practice preparation. At KSU, he assisted in the breakdown of game video, scouting and on-court skill development and recruiting.
In addition to his collegiate coaching experience, Proctor coached for 10 years at the high school/prep school level. He served as head coach at North Forest High School (2017-2018) and Heights High School (2012-2013) in Houston, Texas, and at Alvin High School (2013-2015) in Alvin, Texas. Proctor also spent six years as assistant coach of Bellaire High School in Houston, Texas, and has coached 15U and 17U teams with the Texas PRO Adidas Guantlet summer program.
A native of Houston, Texas, Proctor attended California State University in San Bernardino (CSUSB), where he played one season for Head Coach Jeff Oliver. During that season in 2004-05, Proctor helped lead the Coyotes to a 21-6 record. CSUSB captured the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) title and earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament that year.
Proctor graduated from CSUSB with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2006. He then taught high school English for 10 years. Proctor completed a Master of Science degree in Academic Advising from KSU in 2017.