Frank "Happy" Dobbs has joined the staff at Bryant University. Dobbs stared at Villanova in the Early 80’s where he led the Wildcats to four straight NCAA tournament appearances. He has also been the head coach at Brown, and an assistant at Boston College, Dartmouth, and Cleveland State. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college
We first reported this as a rumor on 10/19 (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/95c8a31d/hawaii-rumor/…), but can now confirm that former Louisiana Tech head coach Kerry Rupp has been named Director of Basketball Operations at Hawaii. Here’s the link to the official release: http://hawaiiathletics.com/news/2011/10/31/MBB_1031112209.as… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.
American University has extended the contract of head coach Jeff Jones through the 2016 season. Jones is 181-151 in his 11 seasons at AU, including 20-win campaigns in 3 out of the last for years. He is the all-time wins leader in AU basketball history. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news
Dr.Jody King has been named as the head basketball coach at Hostos CC (NY). As the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at SUNY Maritime College, Dr. King, led a remarkable resurgence within the basketball program in just three seasons. He left Maritime with a career NCAA record of 47-35, more than doubling the win total in
David Dubuc has been named as an assistant coach basketball coach at Norwich University. Dubuc spent last year as an assistant at Western New England University. Before joining the WNE staff, he was the head varsity girls basketball coach at South Hadley (MA) High School from 2007-10 and was an assistant varsity boys basketball coach
Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball coach Robert Burke has announced the hiring of former North Carolina State point guard Tony Bethel as an assistant coach. Bethel comes to the Mount after serving as the video coordinator at North Carolina State the past two seasons. Bethel started 47 games in his two seasons (2004-06) at North
Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah Assistant Coach Brian Edelstein has been named Interim Head Coach for the 2011-12 basketball season. He replaces Coach Brad Barton who died suddenly, Oct. 4, 2011. Coach Edelstein came to USU Eastern from the University of South Carolina. He will be assisted for the season by athletic director, Dave
Jim Crews has been named as an assistant at St. Louis. We reported it last week as a rumor (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/cd5ef5ca/st-louis-rumor/…). He replaces Alex Jensen who became the head coach of the Cavs D-League team in Canton (OH). Here’s the official release on the hiring: http://www.slubillikens.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=27200… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news
Mount Union has filled out its coaching staff with the additions of assistant coaches Mike Bluey and Dave Spires. Bluey served as an assistant coach for Mount Union head coach Mike Fuline for seven years at both Rootstown and Massillon Jackson High Schools. Spires was an assistant boy’s basketball coach at Boardman High School for
Chris Giordano has been added to the staff as an assistant coach at Rivier College (NH). He spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach for the Nashua North High School Varsity program. Giordano also served as the Head Coach for a 16U team in the Middlesex Magic AAU program. He is a 2007
Kadrian Bryant has been named assistant coach at Panola College. Bryant attended Panola College for 1 year in 2004 then transferred to Mississippi Valley State where he scored over 400 points in two seasons. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.
Following up on something I mentioned in a blog on 10/7 (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/e39f16ce/late-night-dirt-10-7-11/…) – Rick Karius has officially been named as an assistant at Wisconsin-La Crosse. Karius was a GA at Southwest Minnesota State before joining the Superior staff last season. He played at La Crosse from 2005-09. He will also work in admissions at La