Ethan Faulkner joined the Youngstown State men's basketball staff in August of 2019 and is in his first season with the program.
Faulkner, a 2014 graduate of Northern Kentucky, spent the three years (2016-19) at the University of the Cumberlands, one season at Mount Vernon Nazarene University (2015-16) and one year as an assistant coach at Northern Kentucky (2014-15).
During his time at NKU, he coached an Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year and two second-team all-conference players.
As a player at NKU, Faulkner was a team captain for two years while playing in 117 games with 73 starts in his career. He currently ranks in the top 10 in all-time career assists and 11th in all-time free throw percentage.
Faulkner earned his bachelor's degree in physical and health education from Northern Kentucky in 2014.