Kranthi Senadhi
Kranthi Senadhi
Title: Associate Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 203-576-4734

Senadhi is entering his seventh season at the University of Bridgeport, and fifth year as associate head men’s basketball coach under Head Coach Mike Ruane.  Last year UB posted a 18-12 overall record.  Three years ago, the Purple Knights had an overall record of 24-7 and 17-3 in conference which was the highest number of total wins in the last 23 seasons.  The Knights also captured their third straight East Coast Conference championship in a row and their second regular season conference championship in the last three seasons.  This marked the third straight NCAA Tournament appearance for Bridgeport men’s basketball.   

In 2013-2014, the University of Bridgeport men’s basketball team had a record of 18-11 and captured their second straight East Coast Conference Championship and second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. 

In 2012-2013, Purple Knights posted a record 23-10, capturing the East Coast Conference Championship and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament.  Bridgeport men’s basketball experienced great successes where they tied the school record for longest winning streak in Bridgeport history at 12 wins and advanced the furthest the Knights have been in the last 21 years.    

In his first season in the Park City, UB had a record of 19-10 and played in the East Coast Conference Championship game. 

His duties and responsibilities as an associate head coach are scouting, recruiting, practice preparation, player development, and monitoring the academic progress of their student-athletes.

Prior to coming to UB, Senadhi worked from 2010-2011 privately as a basketball specific trainer, getting the opportunity to train professional players in Los Angeles, CA and Houston, TX, as well as training players in the Philadelphia-area.  He also served as a volunteer assistant coach at Lock Haven University for the second half of the Bald Eagles 2010-2011 season, where he assisted his former head coach John Wilson Jr. 

From 2007-2010, Senadhi served as an Assistant Coach under head coach Joe Lombardi at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he was part of rebuilding a program.    In a three year span, the program went from a record (13-15) to (33-3) winning the PSAC West regular season title, PSAC Conference Championship, Atlantic Regional Championship, and eventually losing in the Division II National Championship Game.  Through player development and mentoring IUP sent three players overseas who are still currently playing.  Kranthi received his Master’s in Sports Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2009.     

From 2003-2007, Senadhi was a member of the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team.  He was a three-year varsity letter recipient and a two-year captain helping lead the team to best record the program has had in the last twenty years.  Senadhi was fifth in the conference in assists and led the conference in assist to turnover ratio and a two-time recipient of the Arthur Ashe Jr. Scholar Award.   He graduated with cum laude honors from Lock Haven University with a double major in International Business and Management.

In 2002, Senadhi graduated and played for North Penn High School in Lansdale, Pa.