Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced today the hiring of Vince Walden as assistant coach on his staff.
“I am extremely pleased and excited to welcome Vince and his family to Arkansas State,” Balado said. “Coach Walden brings a wealth of experience to our program, both as a leader and recruiter. His accomplishments at all levels make him an extremely important leader addition to our staff.”
Walden comes to Arkansas State with 17 years of coaching experience, including three years as an assistant at Liberty University (2012-15). Most recently, Walden was national team head coach at the IMG Basketball Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
“I’m thrilled to join Coach Mike Balado and the Arkansas State men’s basketball staff,” said Walden. “Coach Balado comes from a winning pedigree and is a next level leader. The championship vision that he and Athletic Director Terry Mohajir have is one that I want to be a part of building. This is a tremendous community and my family and I are looking forward to being a part of the Red Wolves’ Nation!”