DePaul University and men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao have mutually agreed to a multi-year extension for Leitao to lead the program. The extension continues the current contract through the end of the 2023-24 season. “We are happy to reach an agreement to continue the improvement and stability that Coach Leitao has instilled in our men’s basketball
DePaul head basketball coach Dave Leitao has been suspended for three games by the NCAA, and the program has been hit with a fine and recruiting restrictions. The full release by the NCAA is below, and the complete Public Infractions Decision can be found HERE. A former DePaul associate head coach violated NCAA ethical conduct
I can confirm that DePaul head coach Dave Leitao has hired Marc Hsu as an assistant coach. He replaces Bill Courtney who departed for a spot at Miami back in June. Hsu had spent the past two seasons on the staff at Western Kentucky, and served as an assistant at New Mexico State before that.
I can confirm that Lucas Shapiro has been elevated to the position of men’s basketball video coordinator by head coach Dave Leito at DePaul. He replaces Baba Diallo who became an assistant at Central Connecticut back in mid-July. Shapiro had spent the past two seasons as the graduate assistant for the Blue Demons. Before that,
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
DePaul head coach Dave Leitao announced that Shane Heirman joined the staff as an assistant coach. Heirman joins the Blue Demons after leading national prep power La Lumiere School for the last three seasons. “Shane Heirman has coached at a very high level of success against the top high school and prep programs in the
DePaul basketball coach Dave Leitao announced today that Baba Diallo has been added to the staff as assistant director of basketball operations. Diallo spent the last two seasons as a graduate assistant at Tulsa. “Baba will be a valuable asset for our program in this support role,” said Leitao. “After working with him last year
DePaul head coach Dave Leitao announced today that Bryan Tibaldi has joined the program as director of basketball operations. Tibaldi spent the last four seasons in the same role at Missouri and will handle day-to-day operations of the DePaul program. “Bryan will be an integral element of our daily operations in coordinating our team travel,
DePaul head coach Dave Leitao announced today that Patrick Sellers has joined the program as an assistant coach. Sellers joins associate head coach Rick Carter and assistant coach Billy Garrett on Blue Demon sidelines. “Coach Sellers is a great addition to our coaching staff here at DePaul,” said Leitao. “His experience not only at Creighton
DePaul head coach Dave Leitao has filled two positions on his staff with Rick Carter and Billy Garrett. Carter joins the Blue Demons as associate head coach after coaching at Xavier the last two seasons while Garrett remains on the DePaul sidelines as an assistant coach. “We are excited to announce the addition of Rick
I can confirm through a great source that DePaul will name Rick Carter as their new associate head basketball coach. Carter has most recently been an assistant on Chris Mack’s staff at Xavier and has also worked at Michigan State, Fairfield, Western Michigan, and Missouri. He and new Blue Demons head coach Dave Leitao have