Two area veteran basketball standouts and well-respected coaches have joined the Penn State Shenango Men’s Basketball coaching staff. Geoffrey Evans, former assistant coach for the Hickory Hornets, and David Jackson, former Penn State Nittany Lion basketball player, will unite with Penn State Shenango Head Basketball Coach Andre Smith to share his vision for the campus’s
Penn State Brandywine Director of Athletics Sarah Kurpel announced a new leader of the Lions’ men’s basketball program on Monday as Justin Dunbar-Stevens was introduced as the team’s head coach. “We’re excited to have Coach Dunbar-Stevens join our department to lead the Brandywine men’s basketball team. We know that with his commitment to recruiting future
Johnson & Wales Charlotte has announced the hiring of Dan Larkin as the new Head Coach for Men’s Basketball. Larkin comes to JWU after spending the last five seasons as an assistant coach at Queens under Bart Lundy. The Royals enjoyed tremendous success during that period, winning 25 or more games three times. They were
A few things to start the week… Portland State assistant coach Kahil Fennell has joined Chris Mack’s new staff at Louisville as the Director of Basketball Operations. Fennell was the associate head coach at Texas-Permian Basin for two years before joining the Portland State staff prior to last season. An official announcement is expected shortly.
The Southern Maine Community College Athletics Department has announced the hiring of Richard DiFusco as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. DiFusco coached Maine high school basketball for more than 20 years; 15 years as the Varsity Girls Coach at Cape Elizabeth High School, five as the Varsity Boys Assistant at North Yarmouth Academy, and two returning
The Central Penn College Men’s Basketball program has announced the hiring of Tramayne Hawthorne, Kenny Stone, and Wes Kirkland as assistant basketball coaches for the 2017-18 season. Hawthorne (Drexel 2009) was 2000-point scorer, and State Champion at Steel-High before heading to Drexel University to extend his playing career. Hawthorne played for defensive guru Bruiser Flint.
The Berkeley College Department of Athletics announced on Wednesday afternoon that former men’s basketball student-athlete and current Associate Head Coach Jonathan Pena will be promoted to the position of Head Coach for the 2017-2018 season. “First and foremost, I would like to thank the Berkeley College Department of Athletics for this opportunity,” Pena said. “I
The Apprentice School’s Director of Athletics, Michael W. Allen, has named Evan Kee Head Men’s Basketball coach. “We are extremely excited to be adding Evan Kee to our coaching staff. Coach Kee brings with him the personality, recruiting contacts and most importantly an understanding of what we are trying to accomplish here at The Apprentice
Some things that I’ve heard… Last night, I published an update on the search that’s winding down at San Jose State (San Jose State Dirt). I mentioned one of the finalists as being a former NBA player who is a current DI head coach. That’s incorrect – he’s actually a DII head coach. I’m now
Been a busy day, just catching up on a few things since I published the first Daily Dirt earlier today… In DDI, I mentioned the search at Presbyterian. I can now confirm that current Presbyterian Interim Head Coach John Reynolds is in the final group of three, and will interview tomorrow. He has been on