MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New Minnesota coach Richard Pitino has hired Dan McHale from Seton Hall to complete his staff.
The addition of McHale was finalized by the university on Friday. McHale was an assistant at Seton Hall for three years. He previously spent four seasons at Louisville working under Pitino’s father, Rick Pitino.READ MORE: Wisconsin Hunters Blow Past Wolf Kill Target
McHale joins Kimani Young and Ben Johnson as assistant coaches for the Gophers.READ MORE: Longfellow Rising: The Rebirth Of Minneapolis' Epicenter Of Unrest
Steve Goodson, a holdover from previous coach Tubby Smith’s staff, will be the director of basketball operations under Pitino. Shaun Brown will be the strength and conditioning coach, and Josh Adel will be the video coordinator. Mike Balado was initially hired to be the director of basketball operations, but he decided not to come.
Adel and Young were with Pitino at Florida International last season.MORE NEWS: Family Shocked To Find Water In Gas Tank - And More Shocked By How It Got There
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