|High School:||Norwich Free Academy|
|Alma Mater:||Holy Cross|
R.J. Evans is in his first season as an assistant coach on the College of the Holy Cross men’s basketball staff in 2019-2020.
Evans returned to the Crusaders after spending the 2018-2019 season as an assistant coach at North Carolina-Asheville. He was previously an assistant coach at Louisville in 2017-2018, helping the Cardinals to an overall record of 22-14 and a trip to the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals. Evans also spent two years as a graduate assistant at Texas (2015-2017) and one year as an assistant coach at Nichols (2014-2015).
A 2012 graduate of Holy Cross with a bachelor’s degree in economics, Evans scored 1,200 career points for the Crusaders and was named the 2009 Patriot League Rookie of the Year. He then played one post-graduate season at Connecticut in 2012-2013. Evans received a master’s degree in educational psychology from Connecticut in 2013 and a master’s degree in kinesiology from Texas in 2017.