Some things that I’ve heard… It sounds like former UIC assistant Rod Clark is the leader for the vacant assistant spot at Austin Peay. Last season was Clark’s first at UIC after a stint at Sunrise Christian Academy. He was not retained at UIC after Steve McClain was released back in March. I have heard
A few things that I’ve heard… Last week, I mentioned that Austin Peay assistant Sergio Rouco was headed to Samford (Daily Dirt 4/9). It now sounds like another APSU assistant could be on the move – I’ve heard Darryl Dora’s named mentioned multiple times now at Georgia Southern. He and new head coach Brian Burg
Two quick things… Word on the street is that Austin Peay assistant Sergio Rouco is headed to Samford. Rouco is the former head coach at Florida International, who has also been an assistant at Ole Miss, South Florida, and UTEP. He has been at Austin Peay since 2017. A lot of chatter that he may
I have heard from great sources that Western Kentucky assistant coach Nikita Johnson has become assistant at Austin Peay. He will replace Rick Cabrera who departed for Arkansas State earlier this spring. Johnson had been at WKU for the past two seasons. The veteran assistant has also worked at Stetson, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, LSU, Murray
I can confirm that Austin Peay assistant Rick Cabrera will join the staff at Arkansas State. He will replace Vince Walden who departed for Elon last week. Cabrera has been on Matt Figger’s staff at Austin Peay for the past two seasons. He has also been an assistant at his alma mater Tennessee Tech, as
As Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger begins to round out his coaching staff, an important piece to the puzzle was added this week as Sergio Ruoco became the third full-time assistant to join Figger’s first staff at APSU. Ruoco was last at South Florida, where he spent three seasons as
Ryan McIntyre, who was with Austin Peay State University head coach Matt Figger as a graduate assistant at South Carolina during last season’s Final Four run, has joined Figger’s staff at Austin Peay as Director of Basketball Operations. A 2016 graduate from West Virginia, where he worked as student manager and ascended to head manager
Most New England families head south for April vacation. Not the DirtKing and crew…we dragged the little DirtBags up to sunny Quebec City. Here are a few things that I’ve heard as we wait for the snow to stop… A couple names that I’ve heard from multiple sources surrounding assistant spots at Austin Peay are
Austin Peay State University athletics will hold an 11 a.m., Thursday, press conference to introduce Matt Figger as the 12th head men’s basketball coach in program history. Figger comes to Austin Peay on the heels of a whirlwind Final Four run as the associate head coach and recruiting coordinator under Frank Martin at South Carolina.
According to multiple reports, South Carolina Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Matt Figger in the choice to replace Dave Loos as the head coach at Austin Peay. Figger has been at South Carolina for the past five seasons, and had also spent five seasons working for Frank Martin at Kansas State. Before hooking up with Martin
Been a busy day…just wanted to get caught up on a few things that I’ve heard… Glen Miller is no longer the Associate Head Coach at UConn. He had been on the staff there for the past seven seasons, serving the past five as the Associate Head Coach . The former head coach at Brown
The search to replace Dave Loos at Austin Peay is ramping up, with on-campus interviews underway. I have now heard from multiple sources that VCU assistant coach Wes Long interviewed yesterday. Word on the street is that Long is option #1, and is weighing his options now that Will Wade has departed VCU for LSU.