|Year:||Finished 2nd as Assistant Coach in 2012-13|
Josh Meyer, a standout scholar-athlete with more than a decade of coaching experience at all three NCAA divisions, was promoted to head coach of the Saint Michael's College men's basketball program on March 18, 2013. He served as the squad's full-time assistant coach in both 2011-12 and 2012-13.
Meyer joined the Purple Knights after spending the 2010-11 school year at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., where he worked as the director of recreation, intramurals and club sports. He also was the head coach of the boys' basketball program at Burncoat High School in Worcester during the 2009-10 season.
Before his employment at Holy Cross, Meyer spent two seasons as a graduate assistant with the Harvard University men’s basketball program. He earned his master’s degree in education from Harvard in 2008, completing the University’s Urban Teacher Education Program, and contributed to all areas of the Ivy League program led by head coach Tommy Amaker.
Meyer first worked with Saint Michael's Head Coach Michael Harding while the two were assistant coaches between 2004-05 and 2006-07 at Stonehill College, a fellow member of the Northeast-10 Conference. Meyer helped guide Stonehill to the 2006 NCAA Tournament Final Four, and during Meyer's three-year tenure with the Skyhawks, the team compiled a 63-27 record.
Prior to working at Stonehill, Meyer spent four years as a men’s basketball assistant coach at four different institutions. He was the assistant coach at Connecticut College in New London, Conn., in the 2003-04 season, an assistant coach at New York University for 2002-03, a graduate assistant at Fairfield (Conn.) University in 2001-02 and, in 2000-01, an assistant coach in New York City with the John Jay College of Criminal Justice men’s basketball program.
Meyer has a multitude of summer camp coaching and counselor experience, including at Division I institutions Fairfield, Harvard, the University of Connecticut, Dartmouth College, Duke University, the University of North Carolina and Northeastern University.
Meyer enjoyed a three-year career as a member of the men’s basketball program at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., averaging 7.6 points and 4.5 rebounds in 61 contests. Meyer captained the Cardinals as a senior and was named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Academic team as a junior. Meyer’s teams compiled winning records in each of his final two seasons, and he graduated in 2000 with a degree in economics.