July 2, 2009

Women's Basketball Names Mike Roux Assistant Coach

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross head women's basketball coach Bill Gibbons and athletic director Richard M. Regan, Jr. announced today the hiring of Mike Roux as an assistant coach for the women's basketball program. "We are thrilled to have Mike on board," said Gibbons. "I have known him since he coached at my camps as a young coach; he has an excellent reputation as a recruiter and as an excellent coach. We feel Mike will be a tremendous asset to our basketball program."

Roux joins the Crusaders after spending the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Southern New Hampshire University where he helped lead the Penmen to an overall record of 18-11 during the 2008-2009 season. Prior to coaching at SNHU, Roux spent two seasons as an assistant coach for the Assumption College women's basketball team. While at Assumption, Roux assisted with on floor coaching, recruiting, scouting and alumni relations.

During the 2003-2005 seasons Roux was an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the men's basketball team at Nichols College and during the 2002-2003 season was an assistant coach for the boys' basketball team at The Bromfield School.

Roux began his coaching career as the freshman boys' basketball coach at Nashoba Regional High School while an undergraduate student at Assumption.

A 2002 graduate of Assumption, Roux was a member of the soccer team and assisted the women's basketball team as a member of the practice squad. Roux received a Masters of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling from Assumption in 2003.