Anthony Ross Named Assistant at East Stroudsburg

Anthony Ross rejoins the East Stroudsburg University men’s basketball program as assistant coach under head coach Jeff Wilson for the 2015-16 season.

Ross replaces Justin Potts, who assisted Wilson for 13 seasons (2002-03 through 2014-15) before being named head coach at Moravian College, his alma mater.

Ross, a 2006 ESU graduate and two-year starter for the Warriors, was named ESU’s 2005 Male Senior Athlete of the Year. He averaged 10.3 points and had 111 assists and 45 steals as a senior.

Ross was a student assistant coach for the Warriors for two seasons (2005-06 and 2006-07), assisting Wilson and Potts with all aspects of ESU’s program.

He comes to ESU from Penn State-Lehigh Valley, where he was head coach for three seasons and assistant coordinator of athletics for two years.

A native of Allentown and graduate of Dieruff High School, Ross played for two seasons at Lackawanna College before transferring to ESU, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Sport Management.

Following his time as student assistant at ESU, Ross was assistant varsity coach and head junior varsity coach at Pocono Mountain East High School for three seasons, helping 30+ players advance to the collegiate level.

Ross was assistant coach at Moravian College for two years (2010-11 and 2011-12), working under longtime Greyhounds head coach Jim Walker. In two seasons at Moravian, he recruited three All-Landmark Conference selections.

At PSU-Lehigh Valley, Ross guided his teams from a 1-20 record in 2012-13, to 10-15 in 2013-14, and 9-17 with a PSUAC Tournament berth during the 2014-15 season.

He coordinated all aspects of the men’s basketball program, conducted academic advising, directed the school’s basketball camp, worked as video coordinator for both the men’s and women’s programs, coordinated recruiting and compliance for five varsity sports, and was the sports information director for men’s basketball. he was also a member of the PSULV Diversity Committee.

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