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DII DIRT: Coaching Change Made at Concordia (NY)

I can confirm that Brian Sondey is no longer the head basketball coach at Concordia College (NY). I have heard that associate head coach John Cavaliere will serve as the interim coach until further notice. Sondey had been the head coach of the Clippers since 2010. Entering this season, he had compiled a 74-118 record.

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Central Connecticut State Dirt…

I can confirm that Central Connecticut State assistant coach Anthony Anderson is no longer with the program. Anderson and head coach Donyell Marshall were both placed on leave back in early November after a reported altercation between the two of them. Marshall has returned to his duties after a month long rip, but Anderson has

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University of Maine Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm that University of Maine Director of Basketball Operations Moses Sonko is no longer with the program. I have heard that he departed due to a personal family issue. Sonko was hired this past September after wrapping-up a ten-year professional playing career overseas in France, Angola and Israel. The former standout at Coastal

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JUCO DIRT: STCC Hires New Head Basketball Coach

HoopDirt.com can confirm that NJCAA DIII Springfield Tech CC (MA) has hired Michael Booker as their new head basketball coach. He replaces Bob Freitas who resigned earlier this off-season to spend more time with his family. Booker is a former player at STCC who helped lead the Rams to the 2008 Region XXI title, and

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HOT DIII DIRT: Mt. Ida’s Davis Headed to Dartmouth

I can confirm that Mt. Ida College (MA) head coach Ben Davis has accepted an administrative spot on the basketball staff at Dartmouth. Davis, who spent the last four seasons at Mt. Ida, which included last seasons 17-10 record and GNAC Coach of the Year honors, had previously worked for Dartmouth head coach David McLaughlin

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Daily Dirt – 10/13/17

Here are some things that are happening as practice gets underway… Brooks Malm has been promoted to Director of Player Development at the University of Idaho. He has worked in administrative roles on Don Verlin’s staff since 2015, and also spent one season at Walla Walla CC. It sounds as though URI assistant coach Tyron

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WOFFORD DIRT…

I can confirm that recently hired Wofford assistant Lionel Chalmers has departed the Terriers staff and taken a job with the Orlando Magic. The former Xavier standout was officially hired by Mike Young back on September 5th after wrapping up his professional playing career. Chalmers was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers with the 33rd

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Do They Even Compete?

Coaches, as most of you know by how busy you all currently are, the season is rapidly approaching and teams are beginning to prepare for their first several games. I am confident that most of you are well aware that I am in support of the up and coming company Just Play Solutions.  I am

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Daily Dirt: Weekend Update – 10/1/17

Here’s a quick re-cap of a few things that I heard this weekend: Cal State Bakersfield will hire Mike Scott as an assistant coach and Dee Wallace as the director of player development. More HERE. I have confirmed that Dickinson State (ND) has hired UMary assistant Josh Vaughan as their new head basketball coach. More

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