Matt Reimer begins his fourth season as head coach at St. Cloud State University in 2017-18. He became the eighth men's basketball coach in school history to get to 50 career victory with the team's 92-78 victory over Wayne State College (2/22/17).
In his first year as head coach at St. Cloud State, Reimer led the Huskies to an 18-12 overall record and a 13-9 mark in the NSIC. SCSU advanced to the second round of NSIC tournament play in 2014-15.
St. Cloud State went 13-16 in his second year including a mark of 10-12 in the NSIC and fell in the first round of the NSIC Tournament. He aided a pair of players in Gage Davis and Scottie Stone to All-NSIC honors. Davis was a First Team All-NSIC selection and named the league's Freshman of the Year. Stone was a Second Team All-NSIC choice.
Reimer had a 19-14 campaign in his third year including a mark of 14-8 in the NSIC North. The program placed third in the NSIC North during the regular season and earned a victory in the first round of the NSIC Sanford Health Men's Basketball over Wayne State College. He aided a pair of players in Gage Davis and Scottie Stone to All-NSIC honors. Davis was a First TEam All-NSIC selection after being selected for the league's weekly award four times. Stone was a Second Team All-NSIC choice for the second straight season.
Reimer, the longtime St. Cloud State assistant replaces the longtime Huskies' head coach Kevin Schlagel, who retired after the 2013-14 season. Reimer becomes the 13th men's basketball coach in the history of the program.
Reimer was a fulltime assistant coach with the Huskies since the 1997-98 season and spent two years prior to that as a graduate assistant coach to current Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Commissioner Butch Raymond.
Since joining the Huskies as an assistant coach, Reimer has been the recruiting coordinator and director of operations and player personnel. He handled scouting and practice preparation, served as defensive coordinator, coached guards and wings, coordinated academic progress and checks, was in charge of scheduling, and coordinated all team travel. He also developed and established weight and conditioning programs for the team and assisted in fundraising.
Reimer is the director of basketball camps at St. Cloud State and has worked camps at the University of Massachusetts, Iowa State University, the University of North Dakota and various high school camps in Minnesota.
Prior to joining the staff at St. Cloud State, Reimer was an assistant basketball coach at New London-Spicer High School for four seasons. He was the head boys and girls golf coach, and coached football and baseball. He taught high school math and developed a computer science program.
Reimer graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa with a degree in math and computer science. He played basketball at Central College for two years and started his coaching career as a student assistant coach from 1989 to 1991 and was a member of the Dutch golf team. He earned a master's in athletic administration from St. Cloud State.
Reimer played prep basketball in Elkader, Iowa, where he was the captain of the 1987 Class 1A State runner-up.
Reimer and his wife Tracy have two daughters, Brittany and Kitri.