Nesbitt added to Bradley Men’s Basketball Staff

Mike Nesbitt has been hired as the Coordinator of Player Development and Video Operations at Bradley.
Nesbitt joined the Braves after stints at New Mexico Junior College, Panola College, Southern Utah and the University of New Mexico, Most recently, he spent the 2019-20 campaign at New Mexico Junior College, helping the Thunderbirds to a 23-9 record and second-place finish in Region V. Named one of the 50 most impactful JUCO Coaches by Silver Waves Media, Nesbitt was involved in scouting and pregame planning, skill development and academics at the junior college. He also helped recruit and develop three players that signed with Division I schools, while bringing in a recruiting class of 10 signees for the 2020-2021 season.
Prior to this time at New Mexico Junior College, Nesbitt spent one season at Panola College in 2018-19, helping the team to a 23-9 record and second-place Region XIV finish. During his time with the Ponies, Nesbitt was the team’s offensive coordinator – Panola average more than 82 points per game – while also serving as the program’s academic coordinator with a 3.0 fall semester GPA. He also coached and recruited four Division I signees, while overseeing the strength and conditioning program and leading the guards in skill development.
In his lone season at Southern Utah, Nesbitt was a part of a staff that nearly tripled its Division I win total from the previous season and appeared in the school’s first Big Sky Tournament semifinal. During his time with the Thunderbirds, Nesbitt was in charge of preparing opponent scouting reports and film edits, leading skill development for the forwards, assisting with the team’s academics, serving as the Housing Coordinator and implementing various types of media to help market and grow the program.
Nesbitt also spent one season as a graduate assistant at the University of New Mexico in 2016-17. He assisted in all aspects of on-court coaching, prepared film edits and organized and led individual workouts.
Nesbitt played three seasons at Missouri S&T before transferring to New Mexico for his final season of eligibility. He started his prep career at Evansville Memorial High School, where he was a second-team-all area selection as a sophomore and first-team all-conference as a junior. He completed his high school career at La Lumiere School in La Porte, Indiana.
Nesbitt earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from Missouri S&T and a finance MBA from the University of New Mexico.

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