Bill Morosco joins the men’s basketball coaching staff as assistant coach, director of athletics Michael L. Covone announced today. He brings extensive experience in basketball coaching and analysis at several levels of collegiate competition.
“I am extremely grateful for the opportunity that Coach (Butch) Estes and Athletic Director Michael Covone have given me,” Morosco said. “Coach Estes has taken Barry basketball to new heights over the past five years and I am so excited to join this winning program and do everything I can to add to our future success. As a South Florida native, I know that Barry University is an outstanding institution with incredible people and I am so happy to be brining my family back home.”
Morosco comes to the Bucs from Eastern Florida State College in Brevard County. He helped lead the Titans to a 30-5 season, the best winning percentage in program history. EFSC finished third in the nation after reaching the NJCAA Final Four. The Titans led the nation in rebounding margin and were second in field goal percentage defense. They put six players on the all-conference team, including four on the first team. Ahmed Ali was named the conference player of the year.
He worked the 2016-17 season at Presbyterian College in South Carolina. Under his tutelage, Jo’Vante Millner was named to the Big South All-Freshman team. He handled the opponent scouting and game planning and led recruiting efforts throughout the south region.
Morosco, who spent the 2015 season as Director of Basketball Operations at The Citadel, oversaw the administrative areas of the Bulldogs’ basketball program including video and practice coordination, team travel, supervision of team managers and graduate assistants along with other responsibilities.
The Wellington, Fla., native spent the 2014-15 season as a graduate assistant at UC Davis under Jim Les. UCD led the country in 3-point field goal percentage (44.7%) and win differential from the previous season (+16). UC Davis captured the Big West Conference championship and garnered conference awards for Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Sixth Man of the Year. His duties with the Aggie basketball program included team travel, video operations, setup and breakdown of practice, recruitment mailings, database management and various game day duties assigned by the coaching staff.
“After an exhaustive search, I’m really happy to have Bill Morosco join our staff,” Estes said. “He’s a perfect fit for our program. He brings a lot of experience at different levels of college basketball, which I feel will make him very effective. His recruiting experience and organizational skills really stood out from the pack and he’s had wonderful recommendations from multiple coaches. I welcome and look forward to working with him.”
Prior to UC Davis, Morosco served as a camp staffer at the Florida, Central Florida and VCU. He also spent the 2013-14 season traveling the country and observing the practice habits of LSU, Texas A&M, Wichita State, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Northwestern State, Stephen F. Austin, Central Arkansas, Central Oklahoma, Arkansas Fort Smith, VMI, UCF and VCU.
Morosco graduated Cum Laude from Florida in 2012 with a degree in political science.