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The 2018-19 campaign is the third for Robert Guster on the Texas State men's basketball coaching staff. He spent the previous 10 seasons as an assistant coach at UTSA.
During his tenure with the Roadrunners, Guster assisted with recruiting duties, academics and scheduling in addition to on-the-floor coaching duties. UTSA also registered the school’s first-ever NCAA postseason victory in any sport, captured one league championship, made two conference tournament title game appearances, broke 20 school records and had eight players earn all-conference honors with three being tabbed league freshman of the year.
Guster came to UTSA after a two-year stint at Southeast Missouri State in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, where he served as an assistant coach under head coach Gary Garner. While at SEMO, he was heavily involved in the Redhawks’ recruiting efforts and also oversaw the program’s academic affairs.
Prior to SEMO, Guster was an assistant coach for fives season at Missouri State-West Plains Community College under head coach Tom Barr from 1999-2004. The Grizzlies posted a 120-36 record during his time at West Plains. Ten of the players that he directly recruited signed to play NCAA Division I basketball.
Top players during Guster’s tenure at West Plains included NJCAA All-Americans Jason Detrick, who played in the Final Four with Oklahoma, Tevoris Thompson, who made a junior college record 29 three-pointers in a two-game span, and Terrell Everett, an All-Big 12 player at Oklahoma.
Also a standout player, Guster was the starting points guard for two seasons at West Plains before moving on to finish his collegiate career as a starter at Missouri-Rolla, now known as Missouri S&T. He helped the Miners post back-to-back winnings seasons while leading the team in assists both seasons and pacing the MIAA Conference in assists-to-turnovers ratio.
Guster is a native of West Monroe, La., and earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Missouri-Rolla in 1999. He received his master’s degree in elementary education from Missouri State in 2002.
He and his wife, Melissa, have one daughter, Alivia, and a son, Shiloh.
The 2018-19 season is the fourth for Terrence “TJ” Johnson as an assistant coach at Texas State. He arrived in San Marcos after coaching at Samford University and serving as an AAU coach in Houston.
While at Samford, Johnson coached three players to all conference honors, including two players he recruited to the All-Southern Conference Freshman team in 2012.
Johnson has worked with some standout players during his career, most notably Langston Galloway (Detroit Pistons) who played collegiately at St. Joseph’s. He went on to be selected by the New York Knicks and was named to the NBA All Rookie Second Team this season.
During his coaching career, Johnson also conducted individual workouts with some of the best players in the region that includes Kevin Brown (Louisiana), Antino Jackson (Akron/New Mexico), Mackie McKnight (Lehigh), Elridge Moore (ULL), Jonathan Mulmore (Georgetown) and Amos Olatayo (ULM).
Johnson was also regarded as one of the most notable AAU coaches in the Southern Region as his relationships and strong ties stretch from Texas to Florida. He founded Hollis Price Elite AAU and was the head coach from 2006-10. During that time, his team won the 2008 Louisiana State Championship.
Most notably, Johnson was the head coach of Texas PRO 17-U where he coached standout players like McDonald's All-American and current Brooklyn Nets star Jarret Allen (Texas), Galen "G" Robinson (Houston), Alex Hobbs (Boise State), Jarrey Foster (SMU) and current Bobcats Nijal Pearson and Marlin Davis.
Born in New Orleans, La., Johnson grew up in the close-knit community of Sebastopol, La., located in St. Bernard Parish. As the son of a basketball coach, Johnson was taught the fundamentals of basketball and instilled with the values of perseverance, dedication and teamwork.
After graduating from high school, Johnson attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, La., where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology and later went on to receive a masters in education administration from Prairie View A&M University.
Director of Men's Basketball Operations
Alex Hausladen is in his fifth season as the director of basketball operations in 2018-19. He arrived in San Marcos after five years at Southeastern Louisiana as an assistant coach. A practitioner of advance analytical statistics, Hausladen’s primary responsibilities have included scheduling, scouting, recruiting, serving as the compliance liason as well as coaching and academic support.
He also has great experience with coordinating summer camps as he has been a part of camps from 10 different universities across the nation.
During his tenure at Southeastern Louisiana, the Lions had five All-Southland Conference players, four All-Louisiana players, three National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District players and made three trips to the conference tournament.
Prior to his arrival in Hammond, Hausladen spent two seasons at CBU, helping the Bucs to a two-year record of 47-17, the 2009 South Region championship and a pair of NCAA Division II Tournament berths. During his stint at the Memphis school, Hausladen coached one first-team All-America selection, four All-Region selections, the 2009 South Region and Gulf South Conference-West Division Player of the Year. He also recruited a GSC Freshman of the Year.
In Hausladen's final season at CBU, the Bucs posted a 25-7 record in 2008-09 and led Division II in scoring defense allowing 56.2 points per game.
His career has also included a season at the University of the Ozarks, an NCAA Division III school in Clarksville, Ark. At Ozarks, he coached post players in addition to film exchange, recruiting, and scouting. One of the players he signed was named to the American Southwest Conference All-Freshman team and was a two-time member All-ASC squad, finishing his career as one of the top three-point shooters in school history.
He began his career in collegiate basketball as a student manager and video coordinator at the University of Arkansas, where he spent four seasons under Stan Heath. In 2006, when Hausladen was the head student manager, the Razorbacks made the 2006 NCAA Tournament. While there, he was able to work with future NBA player Ronnie Brewer, the 14th overall pick in the 2006 draft by the Utah Jazz.
Hausladen graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. He completed his Master of Education degree from CBU in December of 2008 and his Master of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in December 2016. Hausladen attended Marquette University High School in Milwaukee, where he spent three seasons as a student assistant coach.
Graduate Assistant Coach
Dylan Johnson is in his first season as a graduate assistant coach with Texas State in 2018-19. He arrived with four years of coaching experience at the NAIA, junior college and high school levels.
Prior to joining the Bobcat staff, Johnson worked for a year at Union College in Barbourville, Ky. He served as the associate head coach with the varsity team and as the head coach of the junior varsity squad. His lone season with the Bulldogs saw him help coach them to the Appalachian Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championships. The team received the No. 3 seed in the NAIA DII National Tournament, ended the year ranked No. 9 in the country and recorded a 23-8 record. UC had three all-conference, three all-academic and two all-defensive team selections.
Along with his coaching duties, Johnson also served as the Bulldogs’ recruiting coordinator, video coordinator, logistics coordinator, supervised team managers, directed the strength and conditioning program and aided in fundraising and community outreach actives.
Johnson worked two years at Snead State Community College in Boaz, Alabama before heading to Union College. At SSCC he was the associate head coach with the men’s basketball team and the head coach of both the women’s basketball and men’s junior varsity programs. His duties included serving as the recruiting coordinator, director of player development, planning and coordinating practices, logistics coordinator, video coordinator and director of strength and conditioning for both programs.
In 2016, Johnson recruited and signed the entire men’s basketball class that went on to win the 2017-18 NJCAA Region 22 Championship for the first time in 28 years. He also helped the men’s team to an 11-win increase (eight to 19 wins) in his first year. As the women’s coach, Johnson recorded a 14-win improvement in the 2015-16 season going from seven victories to 21. He followed with 19 wins in the 2016-17 campaign.
Johnson worked one year as a head coach and director of post graduate player development in Sarasota, Florida for IMPACT Basketball Academy. During his time there he planned practices, scouted other teams and worked on skill development for elite high school athletes.
He began his coaching career as the freshman boys’ basketball and varsity assistant coach at Saline High School in Saline, Michigan and served in the roles from Oct. 2012 to Aug. 2014.
Johnson graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sport management in May 2014.