HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Former Baruch College head coach Machli Joseph admitted Wednesday to siphoning $700,000 meant for the school’s athletic department, authorities said. Joseph, 43, pleaded guilty to embezzlement and misapplication. The onetime basketball coach, who worked in the college’s athletic department from 2002 to 2016, repeatedly rented gym
HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… NAIA Dakota State (S.D.) University Head Trojan Men’s Basketball Coach Gary Garner will return to sidelines this weekend. He has been out since October 29th while recovering from surgery for pancreatic cancer. DSU Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Michael Larsen took over the head coaching roles during
DePaul head coach Dave Leitao announced today that Tim Anderson has joined the staff as an assistant coach. In addition to Anderson joining the staff, Billy Garrett has moved into the director of basketball operations position with the Blue Demons. “Tim’s experience with all levels of basketball will assist and enhance our program,” said Leitao.
Bill Courtney’s name came up in conversation today, and I guess I missed this one from last month. Here’s the official press release on DePaul’s hiring of the former head coach at Cornell: DePaul head coach Dave Leitao announced today that Bill Courtney has joined the staff as an assistant coach. “Bill Courtney’s experience
Rob Judson, who owns over 30 years of coaching experience, is joining the Marquette University men’s basketball program and will serve as special assistant to the head coach, Steve Wojciechowski announced Tuesday afternoon. Judson arrives on campus after spending the last four seasons at Indiana University under former Marquette head coach Tom Crean. The Zion,
Will Vergollo, who served as an assistant coach under LaVall Jordan last season at Milwaukee, has joined Jordan’s coaching staff at Butler in the position of Basketball Analyst. In this role for Butler, Vergollo will oversee video operations and analytics, while assisting with preparation of scouting reports. Jordan announced Vergollo’s hiring on Wednesday, July 26.
Georgetown University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Patrick Ewing announced his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, his first at the helm of the Hoyas program. Ewing tabbed Louis Orr and Robert Kirby as well as Akbar Waheed, who was on the Georgetown staff last year, as his full-time coaches and recruiters. Orr is a former
Omar Lowery has been hired as a men’s basketball assistant coach at Butler. Lowery spent the 2016-17 season as an assistant on LaVall Jordan’s staff at Milwaukee. “Omar did an excellent job as a member of our staff at Milwaukee last season and I’m excited that he is joining me at Butler,” said Jordan, who was
Jeff Meyer, who has strong ties to both head coach LaVall Jordan and Butler University, will return to the Butler staff as an assistant coach. Jordan made the announcement Tuesday, June 20. Meyer, who has been a college coach for 38 seasons, and Jordan will reunite at Butler. They worked together as assistant coaches on
LaVall Jordan, who helped Butler to conference championships and NCAA Tournament appearances as both a player and an assistant coach, returns to his alma mater as the 24th head coach in men’s basketball program history. Butler Vice President and Director of Athletics Barry Collier announced. “LaVall is a tremendous coach who exemplifies The Butler Way,”