Bears add Peterson and Beard to staff, promote Nuness and Malhotra
Beard has nearly a decade of collegiate coaching experience. He began his coaching career as a graduate assistant for Scott Drew’s Baylor staff during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons, helping the Bears to a combined 46-21 record and a 2010 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearance.
Beard went on to become associate head coach at Oklahoma Wesleyan for three seasons from 2011-12 through 2013-14, and he served as assistant coach at John Brown University for three seasons from 2014-15 through 2016-17.
A Midlothian, Texas native, Beard received his Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Baylor in 2009 and a Master’s in Sports Management from BU in 2011.
He is married to the former Meagan Morris, a 2011 Baylor graduate and the daughter of longtime “Voice of the Bears” John Morris. The couple has one son, Truett.