Men’s Basketball Welcomes Coach Hartson

ARLINGTON, Texas- Glenn Hartson was named Arlington Baptist University Men’s Basketball coach in June 2018.   Hartson comes to ABU with 28 years of coaching experience, 16 years as a head coach with over 250 wins.  Hartson graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science from Tarleton State University.

Hartson comes to ABU with 14 years of head coachingexperience at Midlothian High School.  While at Midlothian High School, he guided the program to the state playoffs for the first time in 26 years.  Hartson was named Coach of the Year four times and guided the program to the state playoffs eight times. 

While at Midlothian, Hartson was selected as a nominee to coach the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star game.

Prior to Midlothian, Hartson served at Cedar Hill High School as David Milson’s 1st Assistant Basketball Coach.  While at Cedar Hill High School, Hartson helped lead the program to eight state playoff appearances.

Hartson has helped and mentored over 30 players who went on to play at the collegiate level. 

Hartson and his wife, Brenda, have been married 33 years and they have three girls, Lauren, Cameron and Maegan.  He is excited to be a part of the Arlington Baptist University and intends to develop the ABU basketball program as one of the top programs in the NCCAA.