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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Benedictine names assistant

Benedictine University and the Department of Athletics has announced the hiring of Kaniela Aiona as assistant men’s basketball coach. Aiona joins the Eagles after working for ClibHoops Basketball Scouting Service and serving as the head basketball coach at East Bank Club in Chicago. He began his coaching career at Central Methodist University, where he served

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Braun extension official

I reported earlier today on the contract extension for Rice head coach Ben Braun. It is now official – he has officially inked a deal that will keep him with the program through the 2015-16 season. Here’s the link to the official statement:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and

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Maryville (TN) adds assistants

Former Maryville College basketball standouts Alex Bowers and Raul Placeres are returning to their alma mater as assistant coaches. Bowers will be hired as the full-time assistant coach and Placeres will be the part-time assistant. Bowers in a 2008 graduate and this will be his first college gig. Placeres went 80-40 as the head coach

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Official CCNY announcement

Former FDU head coach Tom Green has officially been named as the head coach at CCNY. I reported this first in my "NYC Dirt" blog earlier in the week. Here’s a link to the official announcement:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Jacksonville State Hires Assistant

Jacksonville State head coach James Green has rounded out his staff for the 2011-12 season with the hiring of Alabama Southern Community College Head Coach and Athletic Director Ben Hicks. Hicks joins Green’s staff at JSU after a four-year stint at ASCC where he led the Eagles to three-straight Alabama Community College Conference South Division

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