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.
Southern Maine CC Names Richard DiFusco Assistant Basketball Coach
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
Central Penn College Basketball Staff Update
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.
Jonathan Pena named Head Coach of Berkeley College
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
Evan Kee Named Head Basketball Coach at The Apprentice School
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
Daily Dirt – 8/4/17
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
Daily Dirt II – 5/10/17
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
Villa Maria College Head Coach Don Silvestri Earns 600th Career Victory
No other way would be fitting. A dramatic last-minute comeback secured a 69-66 win for the #13 Villa Maria College Vikings over #3 Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades, and in the process, gave storied head coach Don Silveri his 600th career victory. Coach Silveri, who has been coaching for more than 38 years, was
Daily Dirt – 5/27/16
A few things as we roll into Memorial Day Weekend… I can confirm that Hartwick College assistant coach David Wadas will become an assistant at Utica College. He had been on the Hartwick staff for the past three seasons, and also spent two seasons as an assistant at his alma mater Oneonta State. Word on
Westerlund Named Head Basketball Coach at Wright State Lake
Wright State Lake Campus has announced the hiring of its new Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Richard Westerlund. Westerlund comes to Wright State from Crossroads College, where he had been the Head Coach the previous 3 seasons. Westerlund had great success and accomplishments at Crossroads. Westerlund was directly responsible for the recruitment of 34 unique student-athletes.
UC Clermont College Names Steve Ellis as Head Basketball Coach
UC Clermont College names Steve Ellis as Men’s Head Basketball Coach. Ellis comes to UC Clermont with more than 25 years of coaching experience. He was most recently the head coach at Mariemont High School (2008-2016) where he led them to multiple winning seasons including Cincinnati Hills League Championship (2011) for the first time in
Dave Springer Named Assistant at Penn State Mont Alto
HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Penn State University Mont Alto basketball head coach Jack Schenzel added to his staff this week. Schenzel announced the hiring of long-time college coach Dave Springer as a Lion’s assistant coach on Monday. Springer will assist Coach Schenzel in practices, scouting, and recruiting. “Dave brings great coaching experience,” Schenzel