SUNY Canton Hires Assistant Coach

Brandon Newsome enters his first season as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach during the 2019-20 academic year.

Newsome arrives to Canton from Johnson & Wales University (RI), where he played two seasons with the men’s basketball team, winning a GNAC championship during the 2017-2018 season, and earning a bid to the NCAA tournament. Prior to attending Johnson & Wales, Newsome lettered for two seasons at North Country Community College. While at North Country, he worked with the Saranac Lake Special Olympics and coached the SLR team to a championship in the 2017 Special Olympic Games at SUNY Canton. 

Newsome, a native of Syracuse, recently earned his Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Johnson and Wales University (RI). He also has an Associate’s degree from North Country Community College in Sports and Events Management.