According to Adam Zagoria, Barry Rohrssen is Kentucky’s new assistant coach. He is replacing Orlando Antigua who is heading to South Florida to be their head coach. Rohrssen is leaving Pitt where he has been the assistant coach since last year.
Barry “Slice” Rohrssen to Kentucky is “done,” source tells @SNYtv
— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) April 14, 2014
Rohrssen is known for being a great recruiter, he has a lot of connections in the New York area. He has a lot of coaching experience including being the head coach at Manhattan from 2006-11.
Complete coaching career via pittsburghpanthers.com: Assistant Coach, University of Pittsburgh, 2013-current; Assistant Coach, Idaho Stampede (Portland Trailblazers), 2012-13; Head Coach, Manhattan College, 2006-11; Associate Head Coach, University of Pittsburgh, 2004-06; Assistant Coach, University of Pittsburgh, 2001-04; Director of Basketball Operations, University of Pittsburgh, 1999-2001; Director of Basketball Operations, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 1997-99; Administrative Assistant, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 1995-97; Assistant Coach, St. Francis, N.Y., 1993-95.
Calipari had Rohrssen on the top of his list. Will be a great addition to Kentucky’s coaching staff.
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