Kyle Keller joined the Kansas program as video coordinator in August 2008 after serving nine years on the Oklahoma State men's basketball staff under head coaches Eddie Sutton and Sean Sutton. While at OSU as director of basketball operations and assistant coach, Keller helped in recruiting, on the floor coaching, scouting, academics and team travel.
While at OSU, Keller was instrumental in the development of 11 all-conference performers including All-Americans Tony Allen, John Lucas and Joey Graham. Keller has also coached numerous NBA players including the aforementioned All-Americans as well as Maurice Baker, Stephen Graham, Desmond Mason, Ivan McFarlin, Melvin Sanders at Oklahoma State and P.J. Brown and Kaniel Dickens during other coaching stints.
Keller was on staff for OSU's run to the 2004 Final Four, two Elite Eight teams in 2000 and 2004 and three Sweet 16 appearances. The Cowboys advanced to postseason play nine times, including six NCAA Tournaments during Keller's tenure. Additionally, OSU's 2006 recruiting class was ranked No. 1 by Rivals.com.
A native of Dallas, Keller returned to Stillwater after spending several years at the NCAA Division I and junior college levels. He spent the 1997-98 and 1998-99 seasons as head coach at Tyler (Texas) Junior College and guided the Apaches to the Region XIV playoffs both seasons.
Keller started his coaching career on the Louisiana Tech staff from 1990-94 where the Bulldogs advanced to the postseason twice. From Ruston, La., he went to Tyler Junior College as an assistant coach the next two years, advancing to the regional playoffs and national tournament. He then served one season on staff at Texas-San Antonio (1996-97) before returning as head coach at Tyler JC.
In Stillwater, Keller served as an assistant coach from 1999-2002, as the director of basketball operations from 2002-06 and assistant coach from 2006-08.
Keller earned his bachelor's degree in business management from OSU in 1990 and his master's degree in human relations and supervision from Louisiana Tech in 1991. He was a student assistant coach as an undergrad at OSU, a staff which included current KU head coach Bill Self.
Keller is married to the former Chaunsea Olin, a native of Liberal, Kan. The couple has a daughter, Kenzie, and a son, Kemper.