Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that assistant coach Brett Ervin has departed the Niagara men’s basketball staff. He has accepted a position in medical device sales that is closer to home. Ervin had been on the Purple Eagles staff for the past 2+ seasons. Before being hired at Niagara, Ervin served as an
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that D2 Fort Valley State (GA) will name Montez Robinson as their new Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Robinson will replace Mark Sherrill, the former coach who the school parted ways with back in mid-December, after 3+ seasons on the job. Robinson spent last season as the interim head
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I have heard from multiple sources that Mark Sherrill is no longer the head men’s basketball coach at D2 Fort Valley State University (SIAC). As further confirmation, Sherrill has been removed from the roster, and the dreaded 404 error comes up when you try to access his bio from a search.
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I have heard from multiple sources that Philip Stitt has resigned as the head men’s basketball coach at NAIA Langston University (OK). Stitt took over at Langston back in 2019 after spending six seasons as the head coach at Marion Military Institute. In his first season at LU, Stitt led the
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore has recently added Larry Roberson and Kassim Kaba as assistant men’s basketball coaches. They join fellow assistant coach CJ Council who was added to the staff over the summer. Roberson had most recently been running a private training business while also working in the DC public schools. He played
According to a report from the Albany Times Union, former University at Albany head basketball coach Will Brown will be named as the new head coach and GM of the Albany Patroons (TBL). Brown will be officially introduced at a 2pm presser tomorrow. Brown had spent the past 20 seasons as the Great Danes head
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Treasure Valley Community College (OR) has hired Cam Swanson as their new head men’s basketball coach. He will replace Andy Ward who resigned for personal reasons back in early August. Swanson was most recently an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Highline College (WA). He also spent time as an assistant
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that D3 Penn State Berks head men’s basketball coach Rich Miller has resigned. Word on the street is that he has accepted a high school job. Miller was hired at PSU Berks back in 2018 after a ten-year stint as the head coach at D2 Mansfield University (130-141).
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm through multiple sources that Towson will hire D2 Millersville University assistant Chris Conway as the Director of Player Development. Conway joined the Milersville coaching staff as a graduate assistant in 2017 and was elevated to the program’s full-time assistant coach prior to the 2019-20 season. Before coming to
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Busy day. Here’s DD #2… I have heard that Sean Hoehn has been hired as the new Director of Basketball Operations at Sacred Heart. Hoehn was a former player at Sacred Heart who was a first-team All-NEC performer as a senior in 2018-19. Last season he played professionally in Kosovo. An
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A few quick things that I’ve heard… I can confirm that Manhattan assistant Doug Thibault has departed the Jaspers staff and has accepted a role at IMG Academy in Florida. Thibault had spent the past three seasons at Manhattan, and also spent ten years as an assistant at Longwood. No word