Position: Assistant Coach
Year of Graduation: Fifth Season
College:Salisbury State, 1990
Andrew Sachs is in his fifth year as an assistant coach at the College of the Holy Cross in 2008-2009. Sachs serves as the Crusaders' recruiting coordinator and office manager, in addition to handling all scheduling, equipment and team apparel. He is also heavily involved in opponent scouting, academic advising, game preparation and player development. Holy Cross has an overall record of 85-42 during Sachs' first four seasons on the staff, posting a winning record each year, with three 20-win seasons. In 2006-2007, Sachs helped the Crusaders to an overall record of 25-9, while winning the Patriot League regular season and tournament titles, and advancing to the NCAA Tournament. During the 2004-2005 campaign, he helped the team to a 25-7 overall record, a Patriot League regular season title and a trip to the second round of the National Invitation Tournament. Sachs came to Holy Cross after spending three seasons as an assistant coach at Archbishop Spalding High School in Severn, Md. He helped Archbishop Spalding to an overall record of 85-22 and two conference championships, while developing 10 players who went on to play at the collegiate level in Division I. From 1996-2001, Sachs was the associate head coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He helped the squad to five straight winning seasons, including a pair of 20-win campaigns and an NCAA Elite Eight appearance. Sachs previously spent four years as an assistant coach at Virginia Wesleyan College from 1992-1996, where he also served as the head men's tennis coach and sports information director. In 1993, the Marlins won their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Sachs also worked for five years as an assistant coach at Salisbury State University, helping the team to two NCAA Tournament bids and a 28-2 record in 1991-1992. The 28 victories in 1991-1992 set a school record, with the team winning 27 straight games and advancing to the NCAA Elite Eight. He received his bachelor's degree from Salisbury State in 1990, then went on to earn a master's degree in 1992. Sachs is married to the former Paula Handy, and resides in Auburn.