Pitt has announced the hiring of Sam Ferry to join the basketball coaching staff this afternoon. Ferry comes to Pitt after working as an assistant coach at Monmouth University the past four seasons.
Ferry is familiar with head coach Kevin Stallings as he worked as a team manager and then Director of Video Operations for Vanderbilt from 2007-2011 before taking a job at Monmouth.
Ferry was on the coaching staff of a very successful Monmouth basketball program in recent history. He has worked under King Rice, one of the hottest young names in coaching currently. The Hawks have reeled off a 55-15 record over the past two seasons while capturing two regular season MAAC titles. Rice said this about Ferry in his Monmouth bio.
“Sam is a star in the making,” stated Rice, who worked alongside Ferry with the Commodores. “He is a very energetic young man that can mentor and teach young men.”