Dylan Painter is in his first season as men’s assistant basketball coach and JV head coach at Lamar Community College. He comes from Northwestern Oklahoma State in Alva, Oklahoma, where he worked under Coach Shawn Dirden as a graduate assistant. Painter helped coach the Rangers to a double-digit win total for the first time in several years. He also assisted Adrian Motley to achieve first team all-conference in the Great American conference.
From 2012 to 2016, Painter was on the men’s basketball team at Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He helped them to achieve new levels of success and was a part of the 2016 NAIA national championship team.
Coach Painter graduated from Mid-American Christian University in May of 2016 with a degree in mathematics. Painter is also in the process of receiving a masters in higher education and sports administration from Northwestern Oklahoma State in December of 2017.
Coach Painter is engaged to Elaynie Melton and the two will be getting married this spring. Painter is a native of Purcell, Oklahoma and a graduate of Purcell High School in 2011.