Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm through multiple sources that East Carolina will hire Steve DeMeo as an assistant men’s basketball coach. He will replace Steve Roccaforte who departed for Texas A&M back in June. DeMeo, a New York native with big-time national recruiting ties, had spent the past two years as an assistant
Cody Cohen has joined the Western Carolina men’s basketball staff as the video coordinator. Prior to arriving in Cullowhee, Cohen served for two seasons as an assistant varsity basketball coach at North Broward Preparatory School in Coconut Creek, Fla. He also coached with Florida PRO AAU in the spring of 2021. Cohen spent the 2018-19
Daily Dirt compiled by: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Catching up on a few things following the long weekend… East Carolina associate head coach Steve Roccaforte is headed to Texas A&M as an assistant coach / recruiting coordinator as reported by Hoist the Colours. Roccaforte will reunite with Buzz Williams, who he had previously worked with at
Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Twelve people in the University of Nebraska’s men’s basketball program, including head coach Fred Hoiberg, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Hoiberg said, “I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours. Our program has been hit hard over
East Carolina Head Coach Joe Dooley announced the addition of Antwon Jackson to the Pirate coaching staff as an assistant coach, as well as the promotion of current assistant coach Steve Roccaforte to Associate Head Coach on Monday. “I’m very pleased to announce the addition of Antwon Jackson to our coaching staff,” Dooley said.
South Kent School is excited to welcome back Raphael Chillious as Director of Basketball and Prep Basketball Head Coach. Coach Chillious’ first term at South Kent was from 2003-2008, during which time he was the architect of South Kent’s basketball program and the driving force behind its rise to national prominence. He lead our early
Today’s Daily Dirt… UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies is on the hunt for a new assistant to replace Rob Jeter who departed for Minnesota. The most interesting name at UNLV is David Padgett. The former Louisville interim head coach, who led the Cardinals to a 22-14 record this past season, is a Nevada native. He
After leading Florida Gulf Coast to five conference titles and five consecutive 20-win seasons, former ECU head men’s basketball coach Joe Dooley will return for a second stint at the helm of the Pirates’ program announced athletics department officials Wednesday. Dooley, who was ECU’s head coach from 1995 to 1999, has agreed to terms on
Florida Gulf Coast head coach Joe Dooley is returning to East Carolina according to a report by 94.3 The Game. Dooley was the head coach at East Carolina from 1995-1999 where he went 57-52. He then served as an assistant at Kansas, New Mexico, and Wyoming before becoming the head coach at FGCU in 2013.
Busy weekend…here are some things that I’ve heard… I keep hearing UCLA assistant coach David Grace’s name mentioned at Fresno State. He has been on Steve Alford’s staff since 2013, and has also been an assistant at Oregon, San Francisco, and Sacramento State. Grace spent 20 years in the Air Force before beginning his collegiate
Some things that I’ve heard while watching Porter Moser and Nate Oats show people that they can coach… The search is on at North Alabama as they become a DI program next season and join the Atlantic Sun Conference. It sounds like AD Mark Linder will not use a search firm and will instead rely
East Carolina University Director of Athletics Jeff Compher announced Friday the process which will be used in the hiring of the next men’s head basketball coach of the Pirates has formally been initiated. ECU has entered into an agreement with Collegiate Sports Associates to assist in its national search to identify and provide information about