Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

Brett Nelson

Brett Nelson

Head Coach

Head Coach
Brett Nelson
Brett Nelson is in his first season as the head men's basketball coach at the College of the Holy Cross in 2019-2020. The 18th head coach in the history of the program, he joined the Crusaders after spending the last previous five seasons on the coaching staff at Marquette University. During his five years at Marquette, including two seasons as associate head coach, Nelson helped the Golden Eagles develop into one of the top programs in the Big East. Marquette posted an overall record of 97-69 during that time, with two trips to the NCAA Tournament and one to the National Invitation Tournament. During Nelson's two years as associate head coach, the Golden Eagles posted an overall record of 45-24. In 2018-2019, he helped Marquette to an overall mark of 24-10, a second-place finish in the Big East (12-6) and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. In 2017-2018, the Golden Eagles went 21-14 overall and advanced to the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament. Marquette also had success during Nelson's three seasons as an assistant coach, advancing to the NCAA Tournament in 2016-2017 and winning 20 games in 2015-2016.   FULL BIO
 

Joe Kennedy

Joe Kennedy

Assistant Coach / Recruiting Coordinator

Assistant Coach / Recruiting Coordinator
Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy is in his fourth season on the College of the Holy Cross men's basketball coaching staff in 2018-2019, serving as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. Kennedy heads up the program's recruiting efforts in addition to his duties in opponent scouting and player development.   FULL BIO

David Metzendorf

David Metzendorf

Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach
David Metzendorf
David Metzendorf is in his third year on the men's basketball staff at the College of the Holy Cross in 2018-2019, and his first season as an assistant coach. Metzendorf's duties include all aspects of recruiting, player development, game planning and opponent scouting.   FULL BIO

Freddie Owens

Freddie Owens

Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach
Freddie Owens
Freddie Owens is in his fourth season as an assistant men's basketball coach at the College of the Holy Cross. Owens helps head up the Crusaders' defensive schemes and is involved in all aspects of recruiting, on-court player development, opponent scouting and scheduling.   FULL BIO

Max Ginsberg

Max Ginsberg

Director of Operations

Director of Operations
Max Ginsberg
Max Ginsberg is in his second year on the Holy Cross men's basketball staff in 2019-2020, and his first season as the director of men's basketball operations. Ginsberg's primary responsibilities include heavy involvement in recruiting efforts, summer camps and day-to-day office duties, in addition to serving as the team's travel and video coordinator.   FULL BIO