Beginning his third year as a member of the men's basketball staff, Trey Preston is in his first season as an assistant coach at the University of Houston. Preston was named assistant coach in August 2006 after serving the previous two years as Houston's video and summer camps director.
Preston previously served as an assistant basketball coach at Incarnate Word University in 2003-04 and helped guide the Crusaders to their fourth straight winning record.
He began his coaching career at his alma mater, Texas Lutheran University, in 2002-03, when the Bulldogs finished the season with a 12-13 overall record and an 8-6 mark in the American Southwest Conference.
Preston was a four-year letterman at Texas Lutheran (1993-97) and served as team captain during his final two seasons. He was a starting point guard, averaging 6.4 points and three assists per game as a junior. The Bulldogs finished the season with a 20-9 overall record and won the Heart of Texas Conference championship with an 11-3 mark in 1995-96. Preston was also a starting point guard as a senior and helped lead Texas Lutheran to a 16-10 overall record and a 10-6 conference mark. He ended his career having scored 572 points.
Preston graduated from Texas Lutheran with a bachelor's degree in business management in 1997. Preston received a master's degree in education and sports administration at NOVA Southeastern University in 2003.
A native of Austin, Texas, Preston played at Westlake High School from 1989-93, where he ended his career as the all-time assists leader.
Born October 21, 1974, Preston and his wife, Jamie, have a son, Ty.