King employed as Siena men’s basketball assistant mentor

Siena men’s basketball coach Carmen Maciariello announced Monday the using the services of of Marcus King as assistant mentor, finishing Maciariello’s staff members for the 2021-22 year. King spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at Tennessee Tech of the Ohio Valley Conference. He was promoted to the […]

Siena men’s basketball coach Carmen Maciariello announced Monday the using the services of of Marcus King as assistant mentor, finishing Maciariello’s staff members for the 2021-22 year.

King spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at Tennessee Tech of the Ohio Valley Conference. He was promoted to the Golden Eagles affiliate head coach on April 15.

King fills the location vacated by Bishop Gibbons graduate Antoni Wyche, who still left Siena last month to become an assistant at Notre Dame, his alma mater.

“Marcus is a huge coach and trainer,” Maciariello claimed in a information release. “He will help in each and every aspect of our plan, and will serve as our offensive coordinator. We are energized to welcome Marcus and his family to Loudonville.”

King, from Warner, Okla., is by now on the highway recruiting for the Saints.

“I am quite fired up to be part of the Siena Basketball program,” King said in the launch. “Turning out to be a element of Siena’s prosperous basketball custom, coupled with Coach Carm’s direction, was an prospect I could not move up. Having identified Carm for over a ten years, his enthusiasm to use the platform of basketball as a way to impression lives aligns with my individual and skilled beliefs. My emphasis is to be a contributing source for Siena School, and model leadership that will assist in the private enhancement of every single member of the basketball application.”

He served as Tennessee Tech’s performing head coach for the very first 4 online games previous time immediately after head coach John Pelphrey was stricken by COVID-19. Tennessee Tech shed these contests to Indiana, Chattanooga, Xavier and Northern Kentucky on its way to a 5-22 report.

Tennessee Tech went 9-22 in 2019-20, King’s initial season.

Ahead of Tennessee Tech, King spent 11 seasons as an assistant at Lee Higher education, a junior faculty in Baytown, Texas. He served as the team’s recruiting coordinator and tutorial counselor in addition to his coaching obligations.

King formerly coached at the Division I stage at Jacksonville College (2001-02), Division II at Eastern New Mexico University (2006-08), Lincoln (MO) College (1999-01), and Northeastern Oklahoma Condition University (1999), and at the JUCO level at Butler (KS) Neighborhood College (2002-04) and Connors State (Ok) Faculty (1998-99). 

Maciariello will have three new assistants this period: King, Bobby Castagna and Greg Fahey, who exchange Wyche, Bob Simon (Japanese Michigan) and Harley Fuller (Mohawk Valley Neighborhood College).

Fahey was promoted from director of basketball functions, a place now filled by Matt Miner, who was elevated from distinctive assistant. 

Jonathan Pickett is now the particular assistant to Maciariello after doing work at the College at Albany.

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