Andrzejek hired as Assistant Basketball Coach at Florida

Florida men’s basketball has hired assistant coach John Andrzejek, head coach Todd Golden announced on Thursday.
“We are elated to have John join our staff here in Gainesville,” Golden said. “He is an extremely bright and motivated coach who will work tirelessly to help us grow our program. He has great experience recruiting internationally, game planning and scouting opponents, and executing analytical processes that will make our program more efficient.”
Andrzejek comes to Florida following four seasons at Washington State, where he helped the Cougars to a 69-61 record and a pair of postseason berths, along with a winning Pac-12 record in each of the past two seasons.
“It is the honor of a lifetime to get to represent one of the most storied programs in college basketball history,” Andrzejek said. “I can’t wait to get to work and do my part to help this program make deep NCAA Tournament runs.
“I’ve worked with Coach Golden and many others on staff in the past and I believe the work they have put in has the program primed for a very successful year. Go Gators!”
During Andrzejek’s time in Pullman, WSU notched a home win vs. No. 8 Oregon (1/16/20) and claimed a road victory at No. 5 Arizona last season (1/7/23). The team produced a pair of NBA Draft selections, CJ Elleby (2020) and Mouhamed Gueye (2023), both of whom also garnered first-team All-Pac-12 recognition. Andrzejek coached a total of five all-conference selections during his four seasons at WSU.
Andrzejek was instrumental in recruiting a number of notable players at Washington State, including Gueye, Pac-12 All-Freshman Efe Abogidi, second-team All-Pac-12 honoree Michael Flowers and four-year starter DJ Rodman, son of NBA star Dennis Rodman.
Prior to coming to WSU, Andrzejek spent one year as an assistant coach and offensive coordinator at Dartmouth in 2018-19 and coached at Johns Hopkins in 2017-18 following a season as director of basketball operations at University of San Francisco in 2016-17.
While completing his undergraduate degree in philosophy in just two and a half years from Columbia in 2013, Andrzejek served as the Lions’ team manager during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 campaigns before being hired as the director of basketball operations in July of 2014.
At Columbia, the Hamilton, N.Y., native worked alongside Golden and several other current Florida staffers, including Carlin HartmanKevin Hovde and Jonathan Safir.
In addition to his collegiate coaching experience, Andrzejek has spent time as an assistant coach for USA East Coast All-Stars teams that played throughout Finland, Estonia, France, and Italy in 2014 and 2015.

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