Virginia

OFFICIAL: Mark Vershaw Joins Western Illinois Staff

Back on June 11th, HoopDirt.com reported that Virginia administrative staffer Mark Vershaw would be named as an assistant on Billy Wright’s staff at Western Illinois.  The official announcement was made today when Wright introduced Vershaw, completing Western Illinois’ coaching staff for the 2015-16 season. Mark Vershaw, who spent time at Illinois State during the 2011-12 academic

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Virginia Dirt…

I can confirm that Virginia head coach Tony Bennett will hire former Charlotte assistant Orlando Vandross in an administrative role.  It sounds like the title will be something along the lines of recruiting coordinator and player development assistant.  Vandross was on Alan Major’s staff at Charlotte for the past five seasons, and was not retained

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Daily Dirt – 5/7/15

Today’s Daily Dirt… Yesterday I mentioned that NJIT assistant Dino Presley was headed to Rider to replace Donyell Marshall (Daily Dirt – 5/6/15).  I have now heard from two separate sources that Presley’s replacement at NJIT will be Kim Waiters who is currently the Director of Team Tournaments for the Hoop Group.  The Robert Morris

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OFFICIAL: Soderberg Named Assistant at Virginia

Brad Soderberg has been named assistant coach at Virginia, head coach Tony Bennett announced on Friday (April 17). Soderberg replaces Ritchie McKay, who returned to Liberty University as head coach after serving on Bennett’s staff for six seasons. Soderberg has 19 years of head coaching experience, including six at the NCAA Division I level. He

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Daily Dirt II – 4/17/15

Friday afternoon dirt… It sounds like former St. Louis head coach Brad Soderberg is in the mix to replace Ritchie McKay on Tony Bennett’s staff at Virginia.  Soderberg was the head coach at St. Louis from 2002-2007 (80-74).  He is currently the head coach at Lindenwood (MO) where he has won 128 games in his

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