After serving as a special assistant coach for the Fordham men’s basketball program in 2021-2022, Dave Paulsen has been named an assistant coach for the Rams it was announced by head coach Keith Urgo. Paulsen arrived at Fordham after serving as the head coach at George Mason University from 2015-2021, leading the Patriots to a top-5 Atlantic 10
I mentioned this one a few times over the past few days. It’s now official. Here’s the release from Fordham: Following a national search, Fordham University announced today that Keith Urgo will become its new head men’s basketball coach, taking the reins of the school’s 118-year-old program. Urgo, who brings over 20 years of coaching experience to
Daily Dirt compiled by: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Some mid-week dirt…. I can confirm that Nima Omidvar will joining the Fordham basketball staff. Omidvar most recently served as an assistant at George Washington, and has also worked at South Alabama, Maryland, NC State, and Bowie State. An official announcement is expected shortly. UC Riverside assistant Wayne
Hofstra University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Speedy Claxton continued to mold his first coaching staff as today he named Mike DePaoli an assistant coach. DePaoli joins the Hofstra staff after spending the past 11 seasons at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York. “Mike is a tremendous coach and his work ethic speaks for
Fordham University announced today that Kyle Neptune will become its new Head Men’s Basketball Coach, taking the reins of the school’s 117-year-old program. Neptune will leave his position at Villanova University where he has served as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach for eight seasons. “I want to thank Father McShane, the University trustees, and the Fordham community
The search at Fordham has been narrowed down to a final group, and the decision could be made by as early as tomorrow. I’ve talked to a bunch of people around it, and here is what I’ve heard: Tony Barbee (associate to the head coach Kentucky): Word on the street is that he is in
Catching-up on a bunch of search updates – just quick hitters…. Boston College: Cleveland State’s Dennis Gates (his wife is the senior associate AD at BC) is the leader. Purdue’s Micah Shrewsberry (former Celtics assistant) in the hunt. Current non-power 6 head coach with big time pedigree is lurking. Nothing will happen until Cleveland State’s
Jeff Neubauer was dismissed on 1/26 after 6 years at Fordham (61-104 – .370). Here are the current odds on his replacement.
Here’s who I have heard has the following searches: Boston College: Bob Beaudine / Eastman & Beaudine Fordham: Glenn Sugiyama / DHR International Northern Ilinois: Daniel Parker / Parker Executive Search Penn State: TurnkeyZRG The 2021 College Basketball Coaching Changes Tracker can be found HERE.
Today’s Daily News & Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… With Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week being in full swing, here’s a great tribute to former Muskingum University head coach Gene Ford, who passed away after a battle with cancer back in 2019. His sons, Stony Brook head coach Geno Ford,
Jeff Neubauer, men’s basketball head coach is leaving Fordham, effective immediately, said Ed Kull, Fordham University’s interim director of athletics. Associate head coach Michael DePaoli will serve as the interim head coach for the remainder of the season and a national search for a permanent replacement will begin immediately. “Fordham Athletics appreciates Coach Neubauer and his