Assistant coach Pat Eberhart enters his ninth year as a member of the Omaha men’s basketball staff in 2019-20.
Eberhart joined the Omaha program in 2011 after six seasons as the head coach at Colorado State University-Pueblo. Eberhart led the ThunderWolves to a 76-89 overall record, including back-to-back berths in the RMAC semifinals in 2009 and 2010.
Prior to taking over as head coach in 2005-06, Eberhart served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Colorado State from 2001 to 2005. The 2004 recruiting class that he helped land was rated 26th in the nation by Hoop Scoop Magazine, and Rams’ signee Jason Smith was named the 2004 Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year.
Eberhart was an assistant coach for the then-University of Southern Colorado from 1997-2001, where he assisted in the program going 60-25 and reaching the NCAA Division II North Central Regional in 1998. Prior to that, Eberhart spent three years as an assistant at Colorado Christian from 1995-97.
Eberhart also brings coaching experience from stints at Denver’s Machebeuf Catholic High School, Denver East High School and Adams State College.
A standout guard for Adams State, Eberhart received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and education from ASC in 1991. A two-time All-RMAC honoree, he still holds the Adams State record for three-pointers in a game (nine) and led the Grizzlies in scoring for two straight seasons. He also holds a master’s degree in education curriculum instruction and design from Colorado Christian University, obtained in 1997.
Eberhart and his wife, Teresa, have a daughter, Emma.
Assistant Coach Tyler Erwin enters his 11th season on the Omaha men’s basketball staff in 2019-20, having joined the program in 2009-10. Erwin previously spent four years as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa.
Prior to his stint at Simpson, Erwin spent one summer as the director of basketball operations and an assistant coach for the Nebraska Cranes, a now-defunct development team in the United States Basketball League.
Erwin began his coaching career at Midland University, where he was an assistant coach and head junior varsity coach from 2000 to 2003. He went on to serve as a graduate assistant coach at Nebraska-Kearney from 2003 to 2005.
A native of Laurel, Neb., Erwin attended Laurel-Concord High School, where he was an all-state and all-conference player in basketball and football. He then attended Midland University, where he was a four-year letterwinner for the Warriors. As a senior, he earned all-conference honors and led his team to the Nebraska Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship and a berth in the 2000 NAIA national tournament.
Erwin received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and coaching from Midland University in 2000. He later earned a master’s degree in physical education and sports administration from Nebraska-Kearney in 2005.
Erwin is an active member of the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association, Nebraska Coaches Association and the National Association of Basketball Coaches, and he volunteers his time with the Special Olympics. Along with his coaching responsibilities, he is an instructor in UNO’s school of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. He and his wife, Lindsey, have two daughters, Adyson and Emerson.
Former Maverick guard Tyler Bullock enters his fourth year as an assistant coach on the Omaha men's basketball staff in 2019-20.
Bullock spent the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons as an assistant coach at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa, working under head coach Todd Lorensen. In 2014-15, the Spartans went 23-10, spent six consecutive weeks in the national poll and earned a spot in the ICCAC regional semifinals. In 2015-16, SWCC went 25-6 en route to the school record for wins, won a regular-season conference championship for the first time in 19 years and made an appearance in the ICCAC regional quarterfinals.
Over Bullock's two seasons, nine Spartan players earned all-region recognition, and one was named an NJCAA third-team All-American in 2015-16.
Bullock began his career with two years as Omaha's director of men's basketball operations from 2012-14. During his time on staff, UNO played in the 2014 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) and registered its first winning season in the Division I era, and three Mavericks earned All-Summit accolades.
Prior to his director of operations stint, Bullock played professionally with the Moncton Miracles of the National Basketball League of Canada and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Steamers of the Premier Basketball League.
As a student-athlete at UNO, Bullock was a two-year starter from 2009-11. An All-America honorable mention selection as a senior, he was also a two-time all-region pick and a two-time first-team All-MIAA honoree. In 2009-10, he led the Mavericks to a conference championship and an NCAA Tournament berth.
Bullock capped his Omaha career with 1,124 points, becoming the fastest player in school history to hit the 1,000 career points milestone. His 536 points as a junior remain the fourth-highest single-season mark of any player in program history. Bullock averaged 19.1 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.5 steals per game over his career.
Also a standout academically, Bullock was a member of the MIAA Academic Honor Roll and the NABC Honors Court. A native of Lincoln, Neb., he graduated from UNO with his bachelor's degree in business in May 2011.