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Heylinger Named Director of Men’s Basketball Operations

by | Aug 27, 2019 | Sports

DAVIDSON, N.C. — Josh Heyliger has joined the Davidson men’s basketball staff as the Director of Operations, head coach Bob McKillop announced on Tuesday.

Josh Heylinger

Heyliger recently finished his first season as a graduate assistant coach at Dartmouth, where he performed a myriad of tasks, including helping with player development, game preparation and scouting, breaking down video and assisting with logistical issues.

“I am incredibly excited and fortunate to have the opportunity to join coach McKillop and the Davidson men’s basketball team,” Heyliger commented. “The Davidson men’s basketball program is one of the premier programs in the country, and at its roots is a family atmosphere that prides itself on hard work and selflessness. I could not be more excited at the opportunity to join this program and family and have a chance to impact both this team and the surrounding community of Davidson.”  

Prior to his stint with the Big Green, Heyliger served as a varsity boys’ basketball assistant coach and assistant athletics director at The Hill School, the prep institution from which he graduated. He also was the junior varsity boys’ basketball head coach the year before while also serving as a communications intern and admissions intern.

A native of Queens, New York, Heyliger played at Stonehill College before graduating in 2016 with a degree in communication. Following graduation, he was a coach and camp counselor at the Alexander Basketball Academy in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The following summer, he served as a coach at Hoop Group, held at Albright College.

Heyliger is currently working toward his master’s degree at Dartmouth in liberal studies with an expected graduation in May of 2020. 

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