Holloway Announces 2022-23 Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

Men's Basketball

South Orange, N.J.– Seton Hall head men’s basketball train Shaheen Holloway formally announced his full mentoring staff for the upcoming 2022-23 season on Monday.

Rasheen Davis, Ryan Whalen as well as Corey Lowery will certainly work as Holloway’s assistant instructors. All three previously served under Holloway over the course of his four-year period at Saint Peter’s. Davis and also Whalen– the latter of which was on team at Seton Hall for 6 periods from 2010-16– were both assistants at Saint Peter’s last season as they helped lead the Peacocks on their run to the Elite Eight. Lowery has an extensive track as a head trainer with New Jacket ties as well as most just recently functioned as head coach of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.

Kevin Coyle (planner of basketball procedures), Steven Cruz (director of basketball operations) as well as Morgan Williams (video clip coordinator) all served vital locations under Holloway at Saint Peter’s last season en route to winning the MAAC Event champion and advancing to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Additionally signing up with the Pirates’ support personnel is Queens, N.Y. indigenous Sean Crawford (supervisor of gamer workers), who had been a player advancement trainer at IMG Academy because October 2020 as well as has actually dealt with professional athletes that have actually reached NCAA Division I, the WNBA and the NBA.

Returning to The Hall is graduate aide Marcus Matthews, that enters his second season with the program, as well as Kevin Lynch (planner of basketball procedures), who was a males’s basketball student-athlete with the Pirates as well as has been with the program since graduating in 2014.

Davis, who brings a riches of experience and also a winning history as a Department I trainer, will certainly be entering his 2nd season working under Holloway. Davis’ outstanding resume consists of 10 NCAA Tournaments trips as a part of training teams at 6 different institutions (Louisville, Pitt, Xavier, Manhattan, VCU, Saint Peter’s). He made multiple trips to the Big Dance as an assistant instructor on staff at Xavier and also VCU. His job as associate head coach at Manhattan drove the Jaspers to 2 MAAC Competition championships in 2014 and 2015. Adhering to an one-year stint at Arizona State where the Sunlight Devils remained in position for an NCAA berth before the cancelation of the seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Davis signed up with Holloway and Saint Peter’s in time for 2021-22 season where the Peacocks won the 2022 MAAC Competition title as well as progressed to the Elite Eight. A citizen of The Bronx, N.Y., Davis was an assistant train at Rice Senior high school from 2005-07 as well as helped on the U17 squad for the epic New york city Gauchos AAU program.

Whalen will certainly be entering his 5th period as an assistant coach under Holloway. When including his 6 years with Holloway on personnel at Seton Hall from 2010-16, this will certainly be Whalen’s 11th season working together with the Pirates’ first-year head coach. Complying with two seasons in his very first aide coaching role at Eastern Kentucky, Whalen joined the Peacocks in 2018-19 and he assisted take the program to brand-new elevations. Saint Peter’s signed up three-consecutive periods with 10-plus MAAC triumphes (2019-22), won the 2022 MAAC Event championship and advanced to the Elite Eight throughout Whalen’s period. With the Pirates, Whalen served in different roles. The West Long Branch,, N.J. local was the Director of Basketball Procedures throughout the 2014-15 and also 2015-16 periods when the Pirates won the 2016 BIG EAST Competition. He worked his way up to DOBO after beginning as the Pirates’ video clip organizer in 2010-11, adhered to by director of player development as well as planner of basketball procedures. Prior To Seton Hall, Whalen worked in the very same capability under previous Pirate head coach Kevin Willard at Iona in 2009-10. A 2008 graduate of Saint Joseph’s, Whalen played two years of junior varsity basketball for the Hawks before being named a student assistant instructor by head coach Phil Martelli.

Lowery owns 24 years of training experience, including 16 years as a head train. He invested the last 2 periods as head men’s basketball trainer at Lincoln College in Pennsylvania as well as previously acted as director of player advancement under Holloway at Saint Peter’s from 2018-20. Lowery as well as the team at Saint Peter’s assisted develop the structure for future success in Jersey City. The Peacocks reached the semifinals of the 2020 MAAC Tournament that suddenly interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Before his time at Saint Peter’s, Lowery invested 6 years as head men’s basketball Coach at Essex County College where the Wolverines made five successive looks in the NJCAA Division II Event, finished as National Champ Finalist in 2014 and also made it to the Final 4 in 2016. As the head instructor at Middlesex Region University, Lowery led his team to the Elite Eight in the Department III NJCAA Competition in 2008. His overall head mentoring record is an impressive 322-90.

Cruz has actually been on Train Holloway’s staff as director of basketball procedures since the 2019-20 season. He was previously on the men’s basketball staff at The University of Mount St. Vincent in Riverdale, New York, where he served as an assistant men’s basketball trainer for the NCAA Division III program. Cruz also coached at the high school level for 3 years (2015-18) as an aide university instructor at LaSalle Academy in New York City. He became part of a mentoring staff that led the team to the 2017 Catholic High School Athletic Association NYS Championship, the 2017 NYS Federation Champion and also the 2017 as well as 2018 Catholic High School Athletic Organization City Department Championships. Cruz is a 2014 grad of Siena College, where he was a four-year walk-on participant of the men’s basketball group and group captain during his elderly year.

Williams served as Holloway’s Director of Player Development/Recruiting Coordinator last season at Saint Peter’s. Williams formerly acted as an assistant train at Mount Aloysius University for three periods. Prior to his time at Mount Aloysius, he dealt with the team of Mount St. Mary’s College as head student manager from 2015-2018 as well as also worked as a coordinator for the basketball’s team camp. While at Mount St. Mary’s, Williams assisted coaches in practice, games and conditioning sessions. Williams finished from Mount St. Mary’s in 2018 with a level in interactions with a concentration in public connections.

Coyle signed up with Holloway’s team as Video Coordinator/Director of Gamer Employee for the beginning of the 2021-22 season. Coyle came to Saint Peter’s from John Jay University of Crook Justice in New York City where he functioned as an assistant train for the Bloodhounds throughout the 2019-20 project. He had his hands in all elements of the program, playing a vital function in the on-court advancement of the Bloodhounds. Coyle spent the previous season playing expertly in Malaga, Spain after finishing from SUNY New Paltz where he gained a Bachelor’s of Science in interaction.

Crawford arrives at The Hall after working as a gamer growth trainer at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla because October 2020. At IMG, Crawford mentored professional athletes and helped them boost their basic principles, skill advancement, dexterity, maneuvering, dribbling, capturing, critical thinking as well as game situations. His knowledge grew following quits with the New York Knicks in gameday procedures and neighborhood outreach, Los Angeles Clippers as head camp medical professional, Jumpman LA as its head basketball fitness instructor and also NBPA Camp as a head clinician. Crawford has dealt with professional athletes such as Breanna Stewart, Epiphany Prince, Danny Environment-friendly, Hamidou Diallo, Maurice Harkless, Doron Lamb, Furkan Kormaz as well as Michael Beasley.


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