University of South Florida Head Men’s Basketball Coach Amir Abdur-Rahim has announced the addition of Desmond Oliver as an assistant coach on his first USF staff. Oliver brings nearly 30 years of experience as both a head coach at East Tennessee State University (2021-23) and assistant coach stints at Tennessee (2015-21), Charlotte (2010-15), Canisius (2009-10), Georgia (2004-09),
New ETSU men’s basketball head coach Brooks Savage has named Rob Peterson as the Buccaneers Director of Basketball Operations. “We are excited to welcome Rob and his family to ETSU,” said Savage. “Rob is a talented young coach who will be a major contributor to helping us build a championship program. He has been around the game his
We’ve mentioned Wake Forest assistant Brooks Savage multiple times surrounding the search at East Tennessee State – it now sounds like a done deal. Multiple reports, including one from Jeff Borzello have Savage and ETSU finalizing a deal today. Savage had spent five seasons as an assistant at ETSU before following head coach Steve Forbes
East Tennessee State University announced today that head men’s basketball coach Desmond Oliver will not return next season. “I met with Coach Oliver today, and we discussed the program is not meeting the expectations of the Athletics Department.” Dr. Richard Sander, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics for ETSU, said. “We feel that parting ways is the best thing for
Joe Hugley is back home! On Monday, ETSU men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver announced the hiring of Hugley as the Buccaneers’ new assistant coach. “I’m really excited to add Joe to my staff,” said Oliver. “Joe is going to bring a high level of teaching, player development and mentoring from a former player’s perspective. He’s going to
First-year ETSU men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver announced on Monday the hiring of his entire coaching staff. Patrice Days, Mark Bialkoski and Mantoris Robinson have been named assistant coaches, while Oliver named Lucas Campbell the Director of Basketball Operations and Sunny Park the Director of Basketball Sport Performance. “I’m very excited to finally have
Catching up on a bunch of things after watching Baylor blow the doors off of Gonzaga last night… Search firm updates: UMBC is using TurnkeyZRG. Central Michigan has hired DHR International. Keep an eye on the Rodney Terry to Texas rumors. Chip Brown from Horns 247 is reporting that this is done, and the UTEP
During a press conference held Monday afternoon inside Gordon Ball Court, East Tennessee State University Director of Athletics Scott Carter announced the hiring of Desmond Oliver as the new head coach of the ETSU men’s basketball program. Oliver, who spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach at Tennessee, becomes the 18th head coach in
According to multiple reports, including one from News Channel 11’s Kenny Hawkins, East Tennessee State will name Desmond Oliver as their new head men’s basketball coach. A 3pm press conference has been scheduled for today. Oliver has served as an assistant on Rick Barnes staff at the University of Tennessee for the past six seasons.
Jason Shay is out after just one season as the head basketball coach at East Tennessee State. “After much consultation and deliberation, I have decided it is in the best interest of myself, my family and the ETSU men’s basketball program to no longer continue as the head basketball coach,” Shay said in a statement.
East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced on Thursday that Jalen Avery has been added to the Buccaneer coaching staff. Avery, a four-year standout at Kent State University, will be a graduate assistant for the Bucs. “Jalen comes from a very successful program as a player under Rob Senderoff at Kent State,” said
ETSU men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced the addition of Matt Wise as an assistant coach to the Buccaneer staff on Wednesday. Wise comes to Johnson City after spending last season as an assistant coach at the University of Wyoming – his second stint with the Cowboys. Prior to Wyoming, Wise spent the 2018-19 season as an assistant coach at Arkansas Little Rock,