Bethel [Tenn.], 2001
Luke Gore enters the 2014-2015 season in his 13th year with the Valpo basketball program. Gore has helped guide the Crusaders to four consecutive postseason berths over the last four seasons.
In his current role, Gore works with player development, with an emphasis on post play. Over his first 12 years, Gore has guided nine all-conference post players and 11 post players who have gone on to professional basketball careers overseas. Gore also works as director of Valpo’s summer basketball camps and is responsible for overseeing academics, as well as future game scheduling.
In his 12 years with the Crusaders, Valpo has made seven postseason trips, including two NCAA Tournament appearances and a pair of Postseason NIT bids. Over his tenure, the Crusaders have won 221 games, captured four league regular season titles, and won one Mid-Con and one Horizon League tournament title. The last four years have seen Valpo claim four postseason berths, highlighted by a school record 26-win season and an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2012-2013.