Tarrance Crump, formerly an assistant coach at fellow Ohio Valley Conference member SIU Edwardsville, was hired as an assistant with the Southeast Missouri men’s basketball program Monday. Crump spent three years as an assistant coach with the Cougars from 2015-18. SEMO head coach Rick Ray coached Crump when he was a student-athlete at Purdue. “I
Today’s Dirt… I can confirm that Southeast Missouri associate head coach Adam Gordon has resigned and will focus on running Rising Coaches Elite on a full-time basis. Gordon had been at SEMO since 2015, and also worked in administrative roles at Mississippi State and Clemson. He and others co-founded RCE back in 2010. I have
Adam Gordon was elevated to Associate Head Coach of the Southeast Missouri men’s basketball program Wednesday. Gordon assumes his new role after spending the last three years as an assistant coach on Rick Ray’s staff. “I am happy to announce that I have named Adam Associate Head Coach,” said Ray. “I have known Adam since
Keith Pickens joined the Southeast Missouri men’s basketball program as an assistant coach Tuesday. Pickens spent the last two years in the same capacity at Missouri State. A native of St. Louis, Pickens began his coaching career as a full-time assistant with the Bears in June 2016. Prior to that, he was an on-court standout
Southeast Missouri Head Men’s Basketball Coach Rick Ray agreed to a two-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season, Director of Athletics Brady Barke announced Tuesday. In his second season a year ago, Ray led SEMO to a +10 increase in the win column as the Redhawks were the 23rd Most Improved Team in NCAA Division
Tom Berryman was hired as director of operations at Southeast Missouri, completing Rick Ray’s staff for the upcoming 2016-17 campaign. Berryman spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Charleston. He has nine years of coaching experience, including four as a member of Anthony Grant’s staff at the University of Alabama.
Assistant men’s basketball coach Benjy Taylor has resigned his position at Southeast Missouri State. Head Coach Rick Ray hired Taylor in January, in the midst of the 2015-16 campaign. Taylor wishes to move closer to his family who currently reside in Hawai’i. He has three sons, Tyler, Otto III and Ostin, and a daughter, Olive. Taylor remarked, “I would like
Benjy Taylor joined the Southeast Missouri men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach. Taylor was interim head coach at the University of Hawai’i during the 2014-15 season, leading the Rainbow Warriors to a 22-13 record. UH advanced to the Big West Conference Tournament final and recorded its second-straight 20-plus win season, marking the program’s first
HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Southeast Missouri announced that assistant men’s basketball coach Jamie Rosser has been terminated, effective immediately due to violation of University policies and procedures. Rosser coached the last six years at Southeast, overseeing the guards and assisting with recruiting, scouting and academic performance. “Everyone in athletics is held to a
Some things that I’ve heard… David Potter has been hired as a graduate assistant on Rick Ray’s staff at Southeast Missouri. Potter played at Clemson from 2006-10, and spent time in the D-League and also played overseas after graduation. I have heard that Jim Holsworth has been named as an assistant at Caldwell University (NJ).