Kevin Mouton was an assistant coach at Rice for the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons. Below is the bio written about Mouton, penned prior to the 2009-10 season.
Kevin Mouton begins his second season as an assistant coach on the Rice basketball staff. Mouton has 17 years of previous coaching experience including six at Oregon State before joining the Rice staff.
Rice tripled its total victories from the previous season during Mouton's first season. The Owls also signed one of the Top 10 classes among NCAA Division I mid-major universities according to both ESPN.com and Rivals.com.
Academically, Rice had six members of the squad named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, an accomplishment unmatched by any other league member
After five years on the Oregon State staff, Mouton was elevated to associate head coach prior to the 2007-08 season, and in January of 2008, stepped in as the interim head coach.
Before his stint at Oregon State, Mouton coached two seasons at Nebraska (2000-02). In addition to on-floor coaching, among his responsibilities were on-campus recruiting and serving as an academic advisor for the Cornhuskers' program.
Mouton's collegiate coaching career began at the Colorado School of Mines (1992-93). He went on to coach at Butler (1993-95), Eastern Illinois (1995-96), New Hampshire (1997-99) and St. Mary's (1999-2000). He also coached two years at Logan, Calif., High School (1990-92).
Mouton began his playing career at the University of Oregon and after a year at Jamestown, played his final two years at the University of San Francisco. He graduated from USF with a bachelor's degree in sociology in 1989.
He and his wife Jacquie are the parents of two sons, Adrian (17) and Elijah (6), and a daughter, Whitney (12). While Mouton grew up in Northern California, his roots are the Beaumont/Orange area of southeast Texas. His parents now reside in Houston.