Iona College men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino announced the appointment of Joey Kuhl as Director of Operations. Kuhl comes to New Rochelle after spending the 2019-20 season as a graduate assistant at Texas Tech. “Joey comes with an unbelievable recommendation from a coach I’m very close with, Chris Beard,” said Pitino. “We’re excited to have
Hall of Fame Coach Rick Pitino was named head basketball coach of Iona College today. Pitino, who has taken four different programs to the NCAA tournament and coached two national championship teams, takes over for Coach Tim Cluess, who stepped down as head coach after ten years due to health concerns. Coach Cluess will serve
Iona Athletic Director Matt Glovaski has told Jon Rothstein that Rick Pitino will become the Gaels new head basketball coach. The former Kentucky and Louisville head coach had been coaching Panathinaikos B.C. in Greece. He would replace Tim Cluess who resigned due to health concerns yesterday. This story will be updated as it develops.
Iona head basketball coach Tim Cluess released the following letter today regarding his current health situation: We continue to wish him the best as he works to get back to the sidelines.
Iona head men’s basketball Tim Cluess has not been on the bench for the Gael’s first two games of the season, and did not travel with the team on their current trip to Florida. According to Iona officials, Cluess is “not officially on medical leave. He is not with the team however as he attends
Iona College men’s basketball head coach Tim Cluess announced the appointment of Jeff Mailhot as assistant coach for the program. Mailhot comes to New Rochelle after two seasons as an assistant at New Mexico State University. “Coach Mailhot will be a great addition to our program,” said Cluess. “His experience at the Division I and
Bruce Pascoe from the Arizona Daily Star penned a good piece with an update on what the recent convictions in the college basketball pay-for-play scandal could mean for former Wildcat assistant Book Richardson. Pascoe examines some of Richardson’s tweets from last week, and checks in with his attorney. The full story can be found HERE.
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
Odessa College’s Head Men’s Basketball coach, Tra Arnold, has accepted the position of Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at NCAA Division I, Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. Coach Arnold has been the head coach for the Wranglers since 2012 and in six years has won a total of 152 games. During Arnold’s six years at
Iona College has announced a contract extension for men’s basketball head coach Tim Cluess through the 2024-25 season. The extension adds three years to Cluess’ previous deal. “We are very proud of the unprecedented success – both academically and athletically – Coach Cluess has had with our men’s basketball program. We look forward to his
Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard… Former New Mexico State assistant Jesse Bopp has landed as the varsity basketball coach at IMG Academy (FL). He was a finalist to become the head coach at NMSU this past spring after Paul Weir jumped ship to the University of New Mexico. Bopp
Following up on some “dirt” from earlier this week… The coaching staff for the upcoming 2017-18 Iona College men’s basketball season continues to take shape as head coach Tim Cluess has announced the addition of Eric Eaton as assistant coach. Eaton comes to New Rochelle following 10 years at MAAC rival Quinnipiac as an assistant