Sam Ballard, Mesa men’s basketball coach since 2008, has retired effective immediately. In his 12 years as coach (there was no basketball season last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic), Ballard produced a 223-136 won-lost record despite facing several handicaps facing an NJCAA Division I schedule but following Division II rules. Said Mulhern of Ballard,
Some of the best coaches in Coastal Alabama Community College history have been men and women who understood that game preparation and execution is only a part of what makes student athletes successful. They need support and inspiration as much as calisthenics and instruction. Coach Chuck Taylor has understood that concept for decades, building a
Frederick Community College has hired Darryl Whiten as men’s basketball head coach, Director of Athletics Larry Johnston announced. Whiten comes to FCC after six years at Tuscarora High School (Frederick, MD) where he roamed the sidelines as head coach for the boys basketball program, tallying an overall record of 80-39. While at Tuscarora, Whiten captured two sectional championships and
Some folks realize early in life what they are meant to do. Payne Andrus is one of those people. “I am a high school coach’s kid,” said the 27-year-old Andrus, who was recently named the new assistant coach of the Weatherford College men’s basketball team. He replaces Chris Lewis, who was promoted to head coach earlier
Dillon “DJ” Jenkins has been named Assistant Coach at Miami Dade by new Head Coach Jorge Fernandez. DJ was previously at Florida Southwestern as an assistant coach under Eric Murphy. In his lone season in Fort Myers, FSW was 18-5 and runners up in the Southern Conference before reaching the Final Four at the FCSAA
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Busy day. Here’s DD #2… I have heard that Sean Hoehn has been hired as the new Director of Basketball Operations at Sacred Heart. Hoehn was a former player at Sacred Heart who was a first-team All-NEC performer as a senior in 2018-19. Last season he played professionally in Kosovo. An
The MassBay Community College Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that Darryl Hilliard has been named as the Buccaneers new Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Hilliard, a coaching veteran with over 30 years of experience, has worked at all levels of college and high school basketball during his career. Coach Hilliard has served as an
Iowa Western Community College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chad Van Riessen announced the hiring today of Shane Doyle as the latest member of the Reivers’ coaching staff. Coach Doyle comes to Council Bluffs from Staten Island, NY where he has served as the Wagner College Men’s Basketball Director of Basketball Operations since July of 2018.
Southwest Mississippi Community College Basketball head coach Bryan Bender has announced Darius Tomlin will join his staff as an assistant coach. Tomlin — who has nearly a decade of experience in coaching — is thrilled to help lead the Bears beginning this fall. “I’m very excited about joining Coach Bender’s staff here at Southwest Mississippi,”
First-year Neosho County Men’s Basketball Head Coach Luke Mackay has selected Jordan “JB” Burton as the program’s newest assistant coach. Burton comes to Chanute with nearly a decade of coaching experience, the last two coming at the NJCAA Division One level at North Dakota State College of Science. Under Stu Engen’s guidance, NDSCS went 41-13 over
Sam Waniewski has been named as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Hinds Community College. Waniewski has recently served as an assistant at Dyersburg State (Tenn.) Community College and Seward County (Kan.) Community College. Known as a relentless recruiter, he has also spent time as an assistant coach at University of Louisiana-Monroe, Tallahassee (Fla.) Community
Eager and ready to jump back into the action on the court the Dodge City Community College men’s basketball team has added to their staff ahead of the 2021-22 season. Head Coach, Jake Williams brings in a pair of young and eager-to-learn coaches in Desmond Hazzard and JT Kohout to finish out his coaching staff.