Source: NJIT working with Billmeier as brand-new head coach
3:18 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN NJIT has actually settled a five-year deal to make Maryland assistant coach Grant Billmeier the school
‘s next coach, a source informed ESPN.Billmeier will go back to the state where he has invested a huge majority of his career, up until leaving to work at Maryland the previous two seasons. In total during his profession at Maryland and Seton Hall, Billmeier has invested 12 overall seasons as an assistant to Kevin Willard.He worked six years as a Seton Hall assistant coach from 2015 to 2021 and one year as a Fairleigh Dickinson assistant in 2014-15.
He spent the first four seasons of his profession in an off-court role at Seton Hall. Billmeier is a 2007 Seton Hall graduate and likewise attended and worked at St. Patrick High School in New Jersey. He’ll take over for Brian Kennedy, who resigned this year after a seven-year tenure that featured simply one winning season and an 81-123 record.From his high school profession to his decorated tenure at Seton Hall– Billmeier was a two-year captain and led the Pirates to 2 NCAA tournaments– he has actually constructed a strong name in New Jersey. His 7 NCAA competitions
at Seton Hall as both a player and coach are the most of any specific in school history.He also emerged as an essential Seton Hall personnel recruiter and designer of huge males, consisting of Sandro Mamukelashvili and Angel Delgado.