Randy Rahe, who has been an assistant coach at the college level for 17 years, is in his second season at the University of Utah. He has recruited extensively in the Western region.
Before joining in the Utah staff, Rahe spent six years at Utah State and was with Aggie head coach Stew Morrill for 13 seasons in all, beginning at Colorado State in 1991. In six years at Utah State, Rahe helped guide the Aggies to a 143-46 record, three Big West Conference titles, three NCAA Tournament appearances, and two trips to the NIT.
The Aggies won at least 23 games in each of the last five years Rahe was with the program, notching five of the top six winningest seasons in the program's history in the process. In 1999-2000 and 2000-01, USU won 28 games to set the school record. Utah State reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament in 2001 after defeating Ohio State in its first game.
Rahe entered the collegiate ranks as an assistant at Colorado College in 1988. He joined the staff at Colorado in 1989 before moving to Denver in 1990. Rahe was hired by Colorado State in the summer of 1991 in Morrill's first year.
He began his coaching career at Bethune and Stratton High Schools in Colorado. At Stratton, Rahe's teams went 54-17 and placed third in the state in 1988.
Rahe earned bachelor's degrees in elementary education and physical education from Buena Vista (Colo.) College in 1982. He played both basketball and baseball for four years while in college. He was born on June 12, 1960 in Algona, Iowa, and is married to the former Laura Schmidt. The couple has two sons, Luke (6) and Kade (3).
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