Gus Fraley joined the ODU Basketball program before the 2019-20 season after spending six seasons as a member of the Tennessee Tech men's basketball staff. He served for four years as the team's director of basketball operations prior to earning a promotion to assistant coach before the 2017-18 season.
Prior to his time at TSU, he spent four seasons as the assistant boy's basketball coach at Chapel Hill High School in North Carolina. While also in North Carolina, Fraley served as an off-season skill development instructor for college and professional players.
Fraley graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2011 with a degree in communications.