Bob Richey, Furman Head Coach: NextGen Coaches Inaugural Eventby Coaching U
Coaching U and FastModel Sports were proud to host the Inaugural NextGen Coaches Event at the 2019 Final Four in Minneapolis. This event was created to help develop the next generation of elite basketball coaches by learning from some of the rising stars in the coaching profession as well as veteran coaches who shared their experiences with those in attendance.
Coach Richey just finished his second season as the Head Coach at Furman. This season he led the Paladins to their best start in school history (12-0) en route becoming ranked in the AP Poll for the first time in school history. Furman was ranked for 3 consecutive weeks. While reaching a #23 ranking, Furman took down some of the nation's elite including two teams that made last season's Final Four: Loyola-Chicago and defending national champion Villanova.
Prior to becoming a head coach, Richey was an Assistant Coach at Furman as well as Charleston Southern. You do not want to miss the chance to learn from one of the game's most promising young coaches in Bob Richey!
NextGen Coaches is an organization founded by Coaching U and FastModel Sports to aid in the development of the next generation of elite basketball coaches.
This organization is fully committed to do everything we can to help develop the next generation of coaches for the future of our great game.