CAA

OFFICIAL: Sanders named assistant at UNCW

Following-up on something that I mentioned in today’s DAILY DIRT. Here’s the official release from UNCW: Monty Sanders, a former standout at Elon and experienced recruiter and assistant coach, has joined head men’s basketball coach Takayo Siddle‘s new staff at UNCW. The addition of Sanders completes the on-the-floor coaching staff for the newly-hired Siddle. He joins

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Daily Dirt – 4/8/20

Some mid-week dirt… Following up on my tweet from yesterday…I can confirm that Western Carolina associate head coach Monty Sanders is headed to UNCW. He had been at WCU for the last two seasons, but had spent eight years before that in the CAA at his alma mater Elon. The official announcement is expected by

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OFFICIAL: Hackert named Assistant Coach at UNCW

Mentioned this one in yesterday’s Daily Dirt – it’s now official…. Travis Hackert, a member of Kevin Keatts’ staff during UNCW’s successful run in the Colonial Athletic Association from 2014-17, is returning to the Port City as an assistant men’s basketball coach. Hackert will serve as an assistant coach for new Seahawk skipper Takayo Siddle after

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Kanaskie joins UNCW basketball staff

Kurt Kanaskie, a veteran coach with 40 years of college basketball experience, has joined new UNCW men’s basketball coach Takayo Siddle‘s staff at UNCW. Kanaskie becomes the first coaching addition for Siddle and arrives on the North Carolina coast from Colorado Springs, Colo., where he has spent the last six seasons at Air Force. “We’re honored and

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HOT: UNCW set to hire Takayo Siddle

HoopDirt.com can confirm multiple reports that NC State assistant Takayo Siddle will be named as the new head basketball coach at UNC Wilmington. Siddle was an assistant at UNCW from 2014-17 under then head coach Kevin Keatts (who he then followed to NC State). The Eden, NC native played at Hargrave Military Academy for Keatts

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Louis Rowe out at James Madison

James Madison Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced Monday that the university has mutually parted with Louis Rowe as men’s basketball head coach following four years in the role. “You won’t find many individuals who love this institution and this basketball program more than Louis Rowe,” Bourne said. “He poured his heart and soul into

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Dee Vick joins James Madison Basketball Staff

 Long-time Hampden-Sydney head coach Dee Vick has joined the James Madison men’s basketball staff as the Dukes’ quality control coordinator for the 2019-20 season, as announced by Head Coach Louis Rowe on Wednesday morning. Vick joins the Dukes after an 11-year tenure at Hampden-Sydney, his alma mater, where he accumulated 156 victories, second-most of any coach in

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Hofstra Basketball Staff Update

Hofstra University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mihalich announced today that Andrew Cobian has been promoted to director of player development and Sean Smith has been named the director of men’s basketball operations. “We are thrilled to announce these new titles for Andrew and Sean,” commented Mihalich. “Andrew and Sean have been big parts of our success here at Hofstra

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George Mason Dirt…

Following up on a TWEET from Saturday… I can confirm that Zack Curran has become the new Director of Basketball Operations at George Mason. Curran had worked at the Hoop Group since 2016, serving most recently as the director of the Hoop Group Elite. He also spent time as an assistant at Marymount University before

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Kardok joins JMU Men’s Basketball Staff

Ryan Kardok has joined the James Madison men’s basketball program as an assistant coach for the 2019-20 season, as announced by Head Coach Louis Rowe. “I am very excited to welcome Ryan to the JMU family,” Rowe said. “He is an extremely talented coach and, what’s more, a tremendous young man. I’ve known Ryan since

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