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
I can confirm that Towson head coach Pat Skerry has added Cooper Calzonetti to his staff as the Director of Basketball Operations. Calzonetti has most recently been an assistant at DIII Hartwick College. Before that, he spent two seasons in an administrative role at Iona. He is the son of long time DI assistant Mark
Some things to kick off what is expected to be a busy week… I have heard that Korn Ferry has the Vanderbilt search. Not a huge surprise since they just ran the recent AD search. Too early for any legit names here yet. I’ll have some soon though. The Luke Murray to Fairfield rumors are
I can confirm that Kevin Clark will be elevated to associate head coach at Towson University. Clark has been an assistant on Pat Skerry’s staff since 2011. The pair also worked together as assistants at URI in the mid-2000’s. The coaching veteran has previously served as the associate head coach at St John’s and as
I can confirm that Ryan Brown will be hired as the Director of Basketball Operations at Towson University. Brown had spent the past two seasons as a graduate assistant at TCU. Before that, he served as the assistant video coordinator, and student manager at Auburn. An official announcement is expected shortly.
Towson University and men’s basketball coach Pat Skerry have agreed to a contract extension, the school announced. The deal is pending approval from the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Coach Skerry has consistently finished in the top three of the conference every year and he is
HoopDirt.com can confirm that Towson Head Coach Pat Skerry has hired Branden McDonald as an assistant coach. McDonald has spent the past two seasons as an assistant at Manhattan, and worked as a GA at Pitt before that. He also coached with Team Takeover AAU. An official announcement is expected shortly.
A few things that I’ve heard… It sounds like the list of five candidates at Presbyterian has now been trimmed to three, and a second round of on-campus interviews will take place. Putting together a bunch of pieces here, but it sounds like Wofford associate head coach Dustin Kearns and Charleston Southern associate head
Following up on a rumor that was posted back on 8/29 (Towson Dirt)… Towson head men’s basketball coach Pat Skerry announced the hiring of Parfait Bitee as Director of Student-Athlete Development. A University of Rhode Island graduate and member of the Cameroonian men’s national basketball team, Bitee’s responsibilities will include organizing all game and practice
HoopDirt.com can confirm an earlier tweet by Jon Rothstein – Towson head coach Pat Skerry has hired Parfait Bitee as the Tigers new Director of Student Athlete Development. The hiring will be made official later this week. Bitee played at URI when Skerry was an assistant there in the mid-2000’s. Following his graduation, he played
HoopDirt.com can confirm that Towson head coach Pat Skerry will hire University of Southern California Director of Basketball Operations Pat O’Connell as an assistant coach. He will replace Bruce Shingler who departed earlier this spring for a spot on Frank Martin’s staff at South Carolina. O’Connell is a Baltimore native who had previously spent three seasons
Following up on a rumor that HoopDirt.com posted this weekend… University of South Carolina men’s basketball head coach Frank Martin announced the hiring of Bruce Shingler as an assistant coach. Shingler recently finished his fourth season as an assistant at Towson. He also has coached at Morgan State and worked with Martin at Kansas State as an