West Alabama adds assistant

The University of West Alabama Department of Athletics announces the hiring Tyler Roden as the assistant men’s basketball coach. Roden joins Mike Newell’s staff after serving one year as a graduate assistant on the Tiger women’s basketball team. Prior to UWA, Roden spent a year at Buckhorn High School in Huntsville, Ala., as the assistant

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UNA Hires Grad Assistant

Former University of North Alabama men’s basketball standout Andrew Chesney has returned to the program to join to coaching staff. Head coach Bobby Champagne has announced that Chesney has been named graduate assistant coach. He replaces Kyle Morris, who was recently promoted to assistant coach. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news

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Ryan joins Caldwell staff

The Caldwell College (NJ) men’s basketball team has added assistant coach Ed Ryan to its coaching staff. Ryan has been an assistant at Centenary College (NJ) for the past three seasons. Before his stint at Centenary, Ryan was an assistant coach at Rutherford (NJ) HS. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news

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UNC-Wilmington staff update

Buzz Peterson has named Brooks Lee assistant coach and elevated Jamie Kachmarik to associate head coach at UNC-Wilmington. Lee served in administrative role last season. He was the interim head coach at UNCW in 2009-10 after Benny Moss was released before the conclusion of the season. Kachmarik has been as assistant to Peterson for the

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Vassar officially names assistant

I reported this as a rumor last month, but it’s now official. Vassar College has hired Matthew Healing as an assistant. He spent last season at Centenary College (NJ), and was a volunteer assistant at Vassar before that. Here’s the link to the official release:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching

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Miller added at CMU

Central Michigan University head basketball coach Ernie Zeigler has announced the hiring of veteran basketball coach Pat Miller as the Chippewas’ assistant coach. Miller, who is approaching 40 years of basketball instruction, has taught the mechanics of shooting to players at every level from youth basketball to the NBA. The longtime Northwood University head coach

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UNC-Pembroke hires assistant

UNCP head men’s basketball coach Ben Miller has announced the addition of Ben Thompson to his coaching staff for the 2011-12 season. Thompson takes over the roles formerly occupied by Corey Thompson, who left in July to take a similar position at Fayetteville State after five years in Pembroke. Thompson heads to UNCP following a

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Drake staffer accepts Euro job

Asker Aliens BC of the Norwegian Basketball League has hired former Drake Staffer Jamie Andrisevic as their new head coach. Andrisevic had spent the past two seasons on Drake’s staff and played professionally in Europe before that. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

NCCU staff additions

North Carolina Central University head men’s basketball coach LeVelle Moton has hired three new members to his coaching staff, naming both Brian Kloman and Wes Pifer assistant coaches, while Peter Quinn comes to the program as the director of basketball operations. Also, John Moseley has been promoted to associate head coach. Stay with HoopDirt for

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Rector promoted at Pikeville

University of Pikeville Men’s Basketball Coach Kelly Wells has promoted Brett Rector to the position of associate head coach. Rector helped lead the Bears to the NAIA Div. I men’s basketball national championship in his first season with the club. Rector was hired in April 2010 after spending two seasons as assistant coach at fellow

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