This one has been out there for weeks – UMass finally made it official today. Here’s the release: University of Massachusetts men’s basketball head coach Frank Martin announced the hire of assistant coach Brett Nelson on Wednesday afternoon. Nelson joins the Massachusetts staff after spending the last four seasons as the head coach at Holy Cross. “Extremely
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I have heard from multiple sources that D3 Rhode Island College intends to name Sam Ferry as their new men’s basketball head coach. Ferry had spent the past four seasons as an assistant on Brett Nelson’s staff at Holy Cross, and was not retained after Nelson was dismissed earlier this spring.
Following up on today’s earlier report. Dave Paulsen has officially been named as the head basketball coach at Holy Cross. Here’s the official release from the school: The College of the Holy Cross has named Dave Paulsen as its new head men’s basketball coach, Associate Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Kit Hughes announced. Paulsen becomes the 19th
According to multiple reports, including one from Jon Rothstein, Dave Paulsen is expected to be named as the head basketball coach at Holy Cross. Paulsen is familiar with the Patriot League, having spent seven seasons at league foe Bucknell (2008-15). He has also been the head coach at George Mason, Williams, LeMoyne, and St. Lawrence.
Holy Cross released the following statement on the status of head men’s basketball coach Brett Nelson: No further details were given. The Crusaders are currently 6-12 (3-2 Patriot League).
Holy Cross head men’s basketball coach Brett Nelson has announced updates to his staff for the 2022-2023 season. Anthony Richards has been promoted to assistant coach, while Isaiah Tate has been hired as director of men’s basketball operations. Richards replaces Joe Kennedy who will be assuming the role of Executive Director of All Vote No Play (AVNP) while also consulting on national initiatives
Holy Cross released the following statement on the status of head coach Brett Nelson: Due to COVID-19 protocols, Holy Cross head men’s basketball coach Brett Nelson will not coach the Crusaders from the bench during their next two games, at Central Connecticut and La Salle. The Holy Cross medical staff has cleared the team to
The College of the Holy Cross has named Anthony Richards its new director of men’s basketball operations, as announced by head coach Brett Nelson. Richards’ primary responsibilities will include serving as the team’s travel and video coordinator, in addition to heavy involvement in recruiting efforts, scheduling and day-to-day office duties. Richards joins the Crusaders after
Today’s Daily News and Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski will miss Wednesday’s game vs. Boston College as he self-isolates. Krzyzewski said that a member of his family tested positive for COVID-19 which has forced he and his wife, Mickie, to quarantine. Both have tested negative for the virus. More
Holy Cross head coach Brett Nelson has announced his complete men’s basketball staff for the 2019-2020 season. R.J. Evans and Sam Ferry have both been named assistant coaches, while assistant coach Joe Kennedy and director of operations Max Ginsberg have been retained. “I am really excited that we have been able to put together a
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
Following up on this one…Holy Cross has now made it official. Here’s the press release: Holy Cross Director of Athletics Marcus Blossom has named Brett Nelson as the Crusaders’ next head men’s basketball coach. Nelson becomes the 18th head coach in the history of the program, joining Holy Cross after spending the last five seasons