Holy Cross Names Guillermo Sanchez Assistant Basketball Coach

April 24, 2006

WORCESTER, Mass. - The College of the Holy Cross has named Guillermo Sanchez an assistant men's basketball coach, as announced by head coach Ralph Willard. Sanchez replaces Darryl Hillard, who left recently to accept a position at Hampton University.

Sanchez comes to Holy Cross from Assumption College, where he served as an assistant coach during the 2005-2006 season. He previously served as an assistant coach at Dominican College in Orangeburg, N.Y., during the 2004-2005 campaign, helping the Chargers to a sixth place finish in the Central Atlantic Athletic Conference.

A native of Long Island City, N.Y., Sanchez graduated from Holy Cross in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in economics. He was a three-year letterwinner for the Crusaders during the 1999-2000, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002 seasons, and was a part of two teams which won Patriot League titles and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.

The Crusaders finished the 2005-2006 season with an overall record of 20-12, and finished in second place in the Patriot League with an 11-3 mark in conference games.