UT Assistant Coach Reportedly Not Interested in Head Coaching Job

by | Mar 17, 2020 | Reporting

According to a report from Gabe DeArmond, a reporter covering the University of Missouri for Rivals, Tennessee Basketball assistant coach Kim English has decided to remain at Tennessee after news broke yesterday that he was a leading candidate for the head coaching position at Southeast Missouri State.

Ben McKee, a reporter for Rocky Top Insider and the co-host of “The Swain Event,” also weighed in on the news, tweeted that he was told English was indeed offered the job at Southeast Missouri State, making the news of his decision to remain in Knoxville an even bigger statement.

English joined the Vols’ staff last season, after the departure of one of Rick Barnes’ longtime assistant coaches, Rob Lanier, for the head coaching vacancy at Georgia State. Retaining English is certainly monumental for Tennessee, as he is thought to have one of the brightest futures in the coaching profession. He is a massive asset on the recruiting trail and has already started recruiting top talent to join the 2021 class in Knoxville.

As for Southeast Missouri State, their coaching search will continue to go forward as they will attempt to hire a head coach before the end of March, which was their targeted goal according to Brady Barke, the program’s Director of Athletics. Barke fired head coach Rick Ray after he racked up an abysmal 51-104 overall record over his tenure serving as the program’s head coach, in addition to a horrendous, 27-59 record in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Prior to becoming an assistant coach at Tennessee, English was an assistant coach at Colorado and Tulsa for two seasons each. Before entering the world of coaching, he was a star basketball player for the University of Missouri and was selected in the 2nd round of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons.

The shooting guard played in Detroit for two seasons, played in the G-League some, and even played overseas during his career. There is no doubt that the 32-year-old has a bright future in front of him, but for now, he will continue to assist Rick Barnes in building the Vols into a powerhouse program.

Comments

0 Comments

Author

Volunteer Roadshow Staff

Our in-depth reporting and news that includes: former player interviews, recruiting news and updates, detailed game previews, post-game breakdowns, ongoing video and live stream shows, podcasts, and more all brought to you by our expanding Volunteer Roadshow Staff.

Recent Articles

The Bat Flip Episode 5

Subscribe to the Roadshow Locker Room YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC1V…​

Roadshow Studios Haunted By A Real Ghost

Volunteer Roadshow Studios is haunted by a real ghost or ghosts. Paranormal activity.

Check out our website www.volunteerroadshow.com
https://orangemountaindesigns.com/

Bat Flip Tennessee Vols Baseball Show

Bat Flip Tennessee Vols Baseball Show – March 24,2021

Ninth-ranked Tennessee jumped on EKU early and cruised to a 13-5 win at Lindsey Nelson Stadium that didn’t do anything to halt the Vols’ momentum heading into a big weekend series against 15th-ranked LSU.

Home runs from junior third baseman Trey Lipscomb and sophomore shortstop Cortland Lawson highlighted a seven-run fifth inning that gave Tennessee a 13-2 cushion and the ability to mix in even more reserves down the stretch.

NEW REGISTRATION
*
Profile Name
First Name can not be left blank.
Please enter valid data.
This first name is invalid. Please enter a valid first name.
*
Email Address
Email Address can not be left blank.
Please enter valid email address.
Please enter valid email address.
This email is already registered, please choose another one.
*
Password
Password can not be left blank.
Please enter valid data.
Please enter at least 8 characters.
Please use atleast one lowercase character.
Please use atleast one uppercase character.
Please use atleast one numeric character.
Please use atleast one special character.
    Strength: Very Weak
    *
    Confirm Password
    Confirm Password can not be left blank.
    Passwords don't match.
    Passwords don't match.
    REGISTER
     

    *
    Email OR Username
    Username can not be left blank.
    Please enter valid data.
    *
    Password
    Password can not be left blank.
    Please enter valid data.
    Please enter at least 6 characters.
    LOGIN
     
     

    NEW REGISTRATION
    *
    Profile Name
    First Name can not be left blank.
    Please enter valid data.
    This first name is invalid. Please enter a valid first name.
    *
    Email Address
    Email Address can not be left blank.
    Please enter valid email address.
    Please enter valid email address.
    This email is already registered, please choose another one.
    *
    Password
    Password can not be left blank.
    Please enter valid data.
    Please enter at least 8 characters.
    Please use atleast one lowercase character.
    Please use atleast one uppercase character.
    Please use atleast one numeric character.
    Please use atleast one special character.
      Strength: Very Weak
      *
      Confirm Password
      Confirm Password can not be left blank.
      Passwords don't match.
      Passwords don't match.
      REGISTER
       

      *
      Email OR Username
      Username can not be left blank.
      Please enter valid data.
      *
      Password
      Password can not be left blank.
      Please enter valid data.
      Please enter at least 6 characters.
      LOGIN
       
       

      Wall of Fame Nomintaion

      Share This