Elon

Daily Dirt – 8/1/19

Some things to kick off August… Elon has hired Allen Payne as an assistant coach to replace Vince Walden (Texas A&M). Payne has spent the past three seasons on the staff at Indiana University Pennsylvania, and was a graduate assistant at Xavier before that. An official announcement is expected in the next few days. Word

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OFFICIAL: Pierre joins Elon Basketball Staff

Following up on something that I mentioned in the DAILY DIRT on Monday. It’s now been made official… Elon University head men’s basketball coach Mike Schrage announced the addition of Josh Pierre to his staff on Thursday, June 6, as the team’s video coordinator. “I am so excited to wrap up our basketball staff with

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Daily Dirt – 6/3/19

Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard… I have heard from a great source that Drew Gibson will be hired as an assistant at Navy. He would replace David Harris who left to become an assistant at Northern Kentucky. Gibson has been an assistant at DII Augusta University (GA) for the past

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Walden Joins Elon Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

Elon University head men’s basketball coach Mike Schrage announced Monday, April 29, the addition of Vince Walden to his coaching staff. Walden joins the staff as an assistant coach with 19 years of coaching experience, which include stops at Arkansas State, Liberty and the IMG Academy. “I have known Vince since 2008 when he was

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Schrage Named Head Basketball Coach at Elon

Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank announced today the hiring of Mike Schrage as the 18th head men’s basketball coach in program history. Elon Athletics will introduce Schrage (pronounced “SHRAWG-ee”) to the community at a news conference on Monday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m. in the Robert V. Gill Room at Schar Center. The

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Daily Dirt – 3/27/19

Still recovering after a crazy day yesterday (RECAP). A few things to kick today off… South Dakota State head coach T.J. Otzelberger is gaining momentum at UNLV. He’s has three very successful seasons with the Jackrabbits, going 70-33 with two Summit League Championships. Fogler is running this search. VERY early names at BYU: Mark Pope

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Elon fires Head Basketball Coach Matt Matheny

Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank announced today that head men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny will not be retained. A national search for a new head men’s basketball coach will begin immediately. “I want to thank Matt for his leadership over the past 10 years,” Blank said. “He has been an excellent ambassador for Elon athletics and Phoenix

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Elon Basketball Staff Update

Elon University men’s basketball head coach Matt Matheny has announced coaching staff changes for the program today, June 19. J.B. Tanner has been elevated from director of basketball operations to assistant coach. Additionally, the Phoenix adds Bryson Gibson to the staff as the program’s new director of basketball operations to replace Tanner. “We’ve been very

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Daily Dirt – 5/31/18

A bunch of things that I’ve heard… Tim Maloney, an assistant at Iona last year, has become the head coach at Dunbar HS in Florida. Prior to joining the Iona staff last year, Maloney had spent eight seasons as the DBO at Baylor. He has also worked at Florida, UMass, Eastern Kentucky and Buffalo. I

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