Recently hired University of Nevada head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman has selected Doug Stewart to join his Wolf Pack coaching staff. Most recently Stewart was an assistant coach with Philadelphia 76ers NBA Development League team, the Delaware 87ers.
“We are thrilled with the wealth of college experience Doug brings to the Wolf Pack family,” Musselman said. “His experience as a former associate head coach in the Pac-12 and as a recruiting coordinator fits perfectly with the culture we want to establish. He has great energy and passion for the game. Spending this past season as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers organization as an assistant with the Delaware 87ers in the NBA Development League adds another outstanding part to his impressive coaching resume.”
“It is an honor to be a part of The University of Nevada Wolf Pack family and the renowned men’s basketball program,’ Stewart said. “I look forward to working hand in hand with Coach Musselman and returning the program to lofty heights.”
Prior to working in professional basketball, Stewart was the associate head coach at Oregon State University from 2008-14 and served as interim head coach in 2014. While at OSU he served as the recruiting coordinator and helped the Beavers win the 2009 CBI championship.
In 2009 while at OSU he orchestrated the recruitment of the 10th ranked class as determined by Rivals.com and Hoopscooponline.com ranked it 22nd.
Stewart was the top assistant at Brown University (2006-08) where he was the recruiting coordinator in addition to his scouting and on court coaching duties. He helped the Bears to a school record 19 wins during his tenure.
He spent two seasons as the head coach at Casper College where he was in charge of all aspects of the division one junior college. The team was in contention for the central sub region title each season he coached the squad.
In 2003 he worked as an assistant coach at Columbia University for current Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Armond Hill. He also coached at Washington and Lee University in 2002.
From 1994-99 Stewart was a player coach with the Washington Generals. The Generals are the longtime opponent of the Harlem Globetrotters.
Stewart was a four-year letter-winner and team captain at Brown, graduating in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He was the recipient of the 1994 Thomas Hoagland Award, presented annually to the member of the varsity team who exemplifies true unselfishness through commitment and hard work, both on the court and in the community.
Stewart and his wife, Lindsay, have three sons, Sullivan, Griffin and Macklin.
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