Coach Profile: Joe Mihalich

Coaching Position:
University of Scranton (Scranton, PA)
NCAA Division III
2nd Season as Assistant Coach

Phone Number: 570-941-7252
Twitter: @ScrantonBBall
Email:  joseph.mihalich@scranton.edu

What are your biggest accomplishments as a coach?
2012 Landmark Conference Champions
2012 NCAA Elite 8
While a GA at Villanova, we were ranked #2 in the ESPN/ USA Today Coach’s Poll

What are your most memorable basketball experiences?
Winning the conference championship in college and playing with my teammates on senior night with my family in the stands.

Mentor as a Coach: My father, Jay Wright, and John Beilein

What are your coaching philosophies?
Fun basketball- lots of motion and fast breaks. I want our team to play hard, together, smart, and with pride. Defending, rebounding, running, and executing are the keys to winning.

What are you looking forward to about coaching at Hoop Group Elite?
I always look forward to working with some of the country’s best high school players and being able to help them get better. On a professional level, I get to work with and learn from some of the best D2 and D3 coaches in the nation.

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