Back on 8/15, I mentioned that Tim Johnson would be hired as an assistant coach at James Madison (JMU DIRT). It has now been made official… Former Wofford standout and assistant coach Tim Johnson has joined the James Madison men’s basketball program as an assistant coach, as announced by Head Coach Louis Rowe this week.
I have heard from a great source that James Madison head coach Louis Rowe will round out his staff by hiring Wofford’s Tim Johnson. A Hall of Famer at Wofford, Johnson had spent the past four seasons as an assistant to Mike Young. He also worked as a graduate assistant at Wyoming. His strong DMV
After one season as an assistant coach for the James Madison men’s basketball team, Byron Taylor has been promoted to associate head coach for the 2017-18 season, as announced by Head Coach Louis Rowe. “This is a well-deserved move for Coach Taylor,” Rowe said. “He was a crucial part of our first season here at
Former West Virginia star and James Madison men’s basketball director of operations Rob Summers will rejoin the JMU men’s basketball program as an assistant coach for the 2017-18 season, as announced by Head Coach Louis Rowe on Thursday. Summers returns to the JMU program after serving as the head coach at Division II Urbana (Ohio),
James Madison men’s basketball Head Coach Louis Rowe on Tuesday announced the retirement of Assistant Coach Mike Deane from the program’s staff. Deane will remain with JMU Athletics through August while a search to fill his coaching vacancy will begin immediately. “I have very much enjoyed my five years here at JMU, and I hope
James Madison has suspended assistant basketball coaches Mike Deane and David Kontaxis for two games each for violating athletics department policy. JMU said in a statement that the suspensions are a personnel matter and will remain confidential. Deane, the former head coach at Marquette, Siena, Lamar, and Wagner, has been on the JMU staff since 2012.
Head Coach Louis Rowe, who was announced as James Madison men’s basketball’s 10th head coach on Thursday afternoon, has assembled his coaching staff for the 2016-17 season, as announced on Tuesday. Rowe will add Byron Taylor and David Kontaxis as assistant coaches, while Mike Deane will also return as an assistant coach after acting in that capacity for the previous four seasons. Larry
Another crazy day in the college basketball coaching world. Here’s a few quick things in part II of the Daily Dirt… A “hot” name making the rounds right now is IPFW head coach Jon Coffman. He’s coming off a great season – 24-10 with an NIT apperance, and is now being mentioned at both Wright State and James
Yesterday was wild…I expect much of the same throughout the week. Here are some things that I’ve heard so far today… I have heard that Milwaukee has Parker Executive Search to help find the replacement for Rob Jeter. In case you missed it, here is great footage of Wisconsin State Senator Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) taking
Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne on Monday announced that James Madison seeks a new direction for its men’s basketball program, mutually parting with Matt Brady following eight years at the helm as head coach. Bourne said, “We are grateful to Matt Brady and his staff for their commitment to our program over the last eight years. He