Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

Brett Nelson

Brett Nelson

Head Coach

Head Coach
Brett Nelson
Brett Nelson is in his first season as the head men's basketball coach at the College of the Holy Cross in 2019-2020. The 18th head coach in the history of the program, he joined the Crusaders after spending the last previous five seasons on the coaching staff at Marquette University. During his five years at Marquette, including two seasons as associate head coach, Nelson helped the Golden Eagles develop into one of the top programs in the Big East. Marquette posted an overall record of 97-69 during that time, with two trips to the NCAA Tournament and one to the National Invitation Tournament. During Nelson's two years as associate head coach, the Golden Eagles posted an overall record of 45-24. In 2018-2019, he helped Marquette to an overall mark of 24-10, a second-place finish in the Big East (12-6) and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. In 2017-2018, the Golden Eagles went 21-14 overall and advanced to the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament. Marquette also had success during Nelson's three seasons as an assistant coach, advancing to the NCAA Tournament in 2016-2017 and winning 20 games in 2015-2016.   FULL BIO
 

R.J. Evans

R.J. Evans

Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach
R.J. Evans
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.   FULL BIO

Sam Ferry

Sam Ferry

Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach
Sam Ferry
Sam Ferry is in his first season as an assistant coach on the College of the Holy Cross men's basketball staff in 2019-2020. Ferry joined the Crusaders after spending the 2018-2019 season as an assistant coach at Cleveland State. He was previously an assistant coach at Pittsburgh during the 2017-2018 campaign.   FULL BIO

Joe Kennedy

Joe Kennedy

Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach
Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy is in his fifth season on the College of the Holy Cross men's basketball staff in 2019-2020, serving as an assistant coach. In 2017-2018, Kennedy assisted in guiding Holy Cross to the semifinals of the Patriot League Tournament, while ranking second in the conference in scoring defense.   FULL BIO

Max Ginsberg

Max Ginsberg

Director of Operations

Director of Operations
Max Ginsberg
Max Ginsberg is in his second year on the Holy Cross men's basketball staff in 2019-2020, and his first season as the director of men's basketball operations. Ginsberg's primary responsibilities include heavy involvement in recruiting efforts, summer camps and day-to-day office duties.   FULL BIO