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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
Just passing on the official press release from Niagara on the hiring of Mount St. Mary’s Mike Farrelly. I reported it as a rumor last month, but it is now a done deal. Here’s the release: http://www.purpleeagles.com/news/2011/8/18/MBB_0818113103.as… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.
Boston College head men’s basketball coach Steve Donahue has announced that Nat Graham has been promoted to assistant head coach and Woody Kampmann has been promoted to assistant coach. Graham served last season as assistant coach, while Kampmann spent the 2010-11 season as the program’s director of basketball operations. Graham joined the Eagles for the
Jacob Spielbauer, who has been part of the Northwestern State basketball staff for the past five seasons, has been promoted to an assistant coach. Spielbauer was an NAIA honorable mention All-American point guard and an Academic All-American at William Penn University in 2006 and 2007. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news