Kyle Getter enters his fourth season at the University of Virginia and first as an assistant coach. Getter spent the previous three seasons as UVA’s director of recruiting/player development. Since joining the Cavaliers, Getter has been a part of UVA’s 2019 National Championship, two ACC regular-season championships in 2019 and 2021 and a second-place ACC finish in 2020.
Getter joined the Cavaliers after serving three seasons as an assistant coach at Liberty under former UVA associate head coach Ritchie McKay. The Flames went 43-29 over the past two seasons, making a pair of appearances in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT). He also served one season at Liberty under McKay in 2008-09, helping the Flames to a then school record 23 wins and another appearance in the CIT.
Before coming back to Liberty, Getter spent four seasons on Mike Jones’ staff at Radford. He assisted the Highlanders to a two-year record of 44-25, the highest win total over any two-year period in program history at that time.
Prior to coaching at Radford, Getter played an integral part in VCU’s success in the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons, which included a remarkable run in 2011. The Rams went from the First Four to the Final Four with wins over USC, Georgetown, Purdue, Florida State and Kansas. While on Shaka Smart’s staff, the Rams posted 55 wins over two seasons, which, at the time, was the highest total over any two-year span in program history.
Getter also served as an assistant coach at Walsh University in Ohio, where he helped the Cavaliers post a 26-5 record, win the AMC Championship, and make a Sweet 16 appearance in the NAIA Division II National Tournament. Walsh was ranked in the top 5 in the country for the majority of the 2007-2008 season.
Getter has also worked at Marshall, Wright State, and the University of Dayton. While at Dayton, the Flyers finished the season with a 24-6 record after winning the 2003 A-10 Tournament championship and finished the season ranked No. 16 in the AP Poll. He has also been a member of the NABC Division I Assistant Coaches committee since 2012.
A native of Miamisburg, Ohio, Getter received his undergraduate degree in physical education from Hanover College in 2001. Getter earned his master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Dayton in 2004. While at Hanover, he served as both a student assistant and assistant men’s basketball coach from 1999-2002. He helped the team earn a three-year record of 60-18 and two HCAC championships. Before attending Hanover, Getter played two seasons at Centre College in Kentucky.
Getter and his wife, Michelle, have a son, William, and a daughter, Madelyn.