Basketball - M Coaching Staff

Basketball - M Coaching Staff

Will Brown

Will Brown

Head Coach

Head Coach
Will Brown
Will Brown just wrapped up his 18th season overall as the University at Albany's men's basketball head coach, after spending one season in an interim capacity. Brown, the longest tenured coach in the America East Conference, has led the program to five conference championships, five NCAA Tournament appearances, two CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament appearances, CBI Postseason appearance and an unparalleled success in the classroom.   FULL BIO
 

Jon Iati

Jon Iati

Associate Head Coach

Associate Head Coach
Jon Iati
Jon Iati, with the team since 2012, was promoted to associate head coach for the 2017-18 season. He helped UAlbany to six consecutive national postseason appearances, including three consecutive America East Championships from 2013-15.   FULL BIO

Josh Pelletier

Josh Pelletier

Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach
Josh Pelletier
Pelletier begins his fifth year as an assistant coach with the Great Danes in the 2018-19 season. He serves as a prime recruiter across the United States and internationally.   FULL BIO

Jerrad Knotts

Jerrad Knotts

Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach
Jerrad Knotts
Knotts enters his fifth season as an assistant coach in the 2019-20 season after serving four years as the director of operations under Will Brown. A four-year member of the Purple & Gold from 2003-06, Knotts assists Brown in all facets of the program, including recruiting, player development, scouting opponents and academic advising for men's basketball student-athletes.   FULL BIO

Greig Stire

Greig Stire

Director of Basketball Operations

Director of Basketball Operations
Greig Stire
Returning to the sidelines of the UAlbany men's basketball program for a second year, Greig Stire takes over as Director of Basketball Operations for the 2019-20 season.   FULL BIO

Shane Hammill

Shane Hammill

Video Coordinator

Video Coordinator
Shane Hammill
Shane Hammill takes over as the Video Coordinator for the UAlbany men's basketball team ahead of the 2019-20 season, his third year with the program.   FULL BIO

Donnie Bassett

Donnie Bassett

Special Assistant to the Head Coach

Special Assistant to the Head Coach
Donnie Bassett
A veteran of the game for over 50 years, Coach Bassett serves as a special assistant to the head coach for the UAlbany men's basketball team.   FULL BIO