PPU assistant resigns

Gavin Prosser, a Point Park University men’s basketball assistant coach has resigned to become the head girls’ basketball coach at Baldwin High School. Prosser had been on the PPU staff for the past two seasons. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Krisnky added to Old Westbury staff

SUNY College at Old Westbury men’s basketball head coach Bernard Tomlin announced the addition of Ed Krinsky to his coaching staff. Krinsky brings a wealth of experience to Old Westbury’s sidelines. Krinsky served as an Advanced Scout in the NBA for three seasons with the Detroit Pistons (1976-78) and Houston Rockets (1978-79). His knack for

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Official Chowan release

I blogged about Chowan’s hiring of former Florida standout Kenyan Weaks last week….just wanted to pass along the press release now that it has been made official:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Colorado State staff update

Colorado State has added Ron Coleman to the Rams’ coaching staff and promoted Jayden Olson to the DBO role. Coleman takes over duties as the Rams’ recruiting coordinator, replacing DeMarlo Slocum, a member of Miles’ original CSU staff who left Colorado State for a similar post at Utah in May. Olson was the video coordinator

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Franciscan (OH) names head coach

Franciscan University (OH) announced the hiring of John Lamanna as the new head men’s basketball coach. Lamanna has spent the past five seasons as an assistant at Cal-Davis. The Spokane, Wash., native earned a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Washington State University and garnered firsthand experience of a collegiate athletics programs as a student assistant

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GA promoted at Wingate

Wingate University vice-president and director of athletics Steve Poston and head men’s basketball coach Brian Good announce the appointment of Montel Jones as assistant men’s basketball coach. Jones is no stranger to the Bulldog sideline, as he served as a graduate assistant coach last season. Prior to joining the Bulldog family, Jones spent two years

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NW State hires another assistant

Bill Lewit, who won a national championship and 354 games in 14 seasons as a junior college head coach, has joined Mike McConathy’s Northwestern State basketball staff as an assistant coach. He is the second assistant hired at NW State this week – DBO Jacob Spielbauer was promoted to assistant coach a few days ago.

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Osborne resigns at Georgetown

Georgetown College’s men’s head basketball coach, Robert Happy Osborne, Jr., has resigned to become an associate head coach at Tennessee Tech. Osborne, a six-time Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year, spent the past 15 years as the head basketball coach for the Tigers, establishing a 456-84 won-loss record over the past decade and a half.

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St. Joe’s (ME) adds assistant

Sean Costigan has been hired as an assistant coach at St. Joseph’s college (ME). Costigan hails from Cheverus High School in Portland where he played for four years under legendary Head Coach Bob Brown. Following high school, He played at the University of Maine at Orono for one season before transferring to Stonehill College. Stay

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SMC’s Bennett inks 10-year deal

After leading the Gaels to the most successful decade in program history, Saint Mary’s College men’s basketball coach Randy Bennett has been rewarded with a new 10-year contract, Director of Athletics Mark Orr announced today. This fall, Bennett enters his 11th season at Saint Mary’s. Over the last 10 years, he has guided the Gaels

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GBC head coach adds AD title

Chuck Hammond, in his eighth year as the Assistant Director of Athletics for Facilities and Men’s Basketball Head Coach at Goldey-Beacom College, has been announced as the school’s new Director of Athletics. Hammond, who also currently teaches a sports management course at GBC, will remain as the head basketball coach. Stay with HoopDirt for the

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Canisius staff changes

Tim Paul, who had spent the past five seasons as an assistant at Canisius has taken a new position with-in the athletic department. He will become the director of student-athlete academic support services. In this role, Paul will be responsible for advising student-athletes and ensuring that they all continue to meet NCAA satisfactory progress requirements

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