La Salle has named Will Bailey an assistant men’s basketball coach, head coach John Giannini announced today.
Bailey, who formerly worked under Giannini at Maine in 2002-03, spent the last 7 seasons as an assistant coach at East Tennessee State.
“Having worked with coach Bailey at Maine, I have first-hand knowledge of his work ethic, professionalism, teaching ability, character and relationships,” Giannini said in a statement. “Without exaggeration, he is outstanding in all areas. He will help our recruiting. He will strive to make our players better and be a quality role model. He will also add to the positive chemistry on our staff.”
In his 7 seasons at ETSU, the Buccaneers made the NCAA Tournament three times (2004, 2009, 2010), made the NIT in 2007 and won six Atlantic Sun Conference championships.
Bailey is a native of Chicago. He played at Alabama-Birmingham from 1995 to ’97.