Maryland Basketball Coaching Staff

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Jan 30, 2021
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Mark Turgeon

Mark Turgeon

Head Coach

Mark Turgeon is fresh off his eighth season at the helm of the University of Maryland men’s basketball team after leading the Terrapins to eight straight winning seasons and four NCAA Tournaments appearances in the last five seasons.

Turgeon has led three different programs to 13 postseason appearances, which includes the Terps advancing to their first Sweet 16 in 13 years in the 2015-2016 season. Turgeon signed a four-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season on Oct. 27, 2016.

In his first eight seasons at Maryland, Turgeon has compiled a 180-92 (.662) record. He recorded the most wins for a head coach in his first five years in program history (114). Turgeon won 79 games during a three-season span from 2014 to 2017, the second-most wins during a three-year period in school history. He is the first coach in Maryland history to lead the Terps to three 24-plus regular season-win seasons. Turgeon also had the Terrapins ranked in the Associated Press top-25 for 36 consecutive weeks, including 20 weeks in the top-10. Maryland had previously not been ranked in the top-10 since Feb. 3, 2003, a span of 12 seasons.

Under Turgeon, Maryland has also thrived in its first five seasons as members of the Big Ten Conference, earning four top-5 finishes and compiling a 59-33 (.641) conference record. Turgeon’s teams boast a 35-9 (.795) home record in conference play, including a perfect 9-0 mark in its inaugural season. He was named the 2015 Big Ten Coach of the Year.

Since taking over the program in 2011-12, Turgeon’s Terrapins have amassed a 122-25 (.830) home record overall, while recording the most consecutive wins at home in program history (27) from Dec. 6, 2015 - Feb. 13, 2016. Maryland has amassed a 77-13 (.856) mark in home games since joining the Big Ten in 2014-15, tied for the second highest home win percentage in the conference during that stretch.

Turgeon led the Terrapins to a 30-11 record through their first 41 Big Ten games, becoming the fastest Big Ten coach to reach 30 conference wins since former Illinois mentor Bruce Weber guided the Illini to 30 victories in his first 35 conference games.

Turgeon has led his teams to a winning season in 18 of his 21 seasons, including a current streak of 17 consecutive winning seasons. The Terps won 27 or more games in back-to-back seasons for the first time in program history during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 campaigns.

The 2018-19 team flourished despite boasting the fourth-youngest team in the nation and playing the eighth-toughest schedule, advancing to the NCAA Tournament Second Round. The Terps won 13 games in the Big Ten Conference, and featured sophomore Bruno Fernando, who was the only player in the Big Ten to earn All-Big Ten First Team and All-Defense honors. Fernando was also a top-5 finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award for the nation’s top center.

In 2016-17 Turgeon led Maryland to a 24-9 record, with an impressive 11-2 mark away from XFINITY Center and its aforementioned third consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament. With a 20-2 record through 22 games in 2016-17, Turgeon topped the 1998-99 squad for the best regular season start in program history. Additionally, Turgeon was instrumental in the development of three-time All-Big Ten guard Melo Trimble, who became one of just four players to post 1,600 points, 400 assists and 150 steals at Maryland. Trimble was also just one of two players (Joe Smith) in school history to record 500 or more points in each of his first two seasons at Maryland.

Under Turgeon’s direction the 2015-16 team finished with 27 victories and opened the regular season with a 15-1 record – the best start in program history. Maryland featured five All-Big Ten performers, including guard Melo Trimble (Second Team All-Big Ten) who was also named to the Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America Team. Center Diamond Stone was a Third Team All-Big Ten selection and was named Associated Press Big Ten Newcomer of the Year. Forwards Jake Layman and Robert Carter, Jr., as well as guard Rasheed Sulaimon each earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honors.

Maryland posted victories over five teams that advanced to the 2016 NCAA Tournament. In addition, the Terrapins also defeated rival Georgetown in a monumental game played on the College Park campus for the first time in four decades.

Maryland, ranked No. 18 in the Associated Press and No. 12 in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll, finished 27-9, marking the first time in program history the Terps have put together back-to-back 27-plus win seasons.

The Terrapins also led the Big Ten and ranked fifth nationally in attendance in 2015-16, averaging 17,863 fans per game.

Maryland posted a school-record 26 wins during the regular season in 2014-15 and notched 28 total, an eight-game improvement from its 17 victories during the 2013-14 season. The 11-game win total was the second-highest improvement among all Power Five schools. Maryland also advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Terps finished their inaugural season in the Big Ten with an aforementioned 9-0 home record, which included victories against then-No. 5 Wisconsin, Michigan State and Indiana. Overall, Maryland concluded with an 18-1 home mark at XFINITY Center.

Maryland’s 14-1 record in 2014-15 marked its best start in 18 years (1996-97). Turgeon posted 25 or more wins in a season for the fourth time in his career.

Since arriving in College Park, Turgeon has signed seven consecutive nationally-ranked recruiting classes, including a top-10 class in 2016.

Under Turgeon, the men’s basketball team posted its highest single year APR score of a perfect 1,000 in 2012-13 and has also graduated all 13 of his student-athletes who have exhausted their eligibility at Maryland.

In 2013, he captured his 300th career victory with an 85-74 defeat of Tulsa on Dec. 29, before leading the Terps to a thrilling overtime win against No. 5 Virginia in Maryland’s final ACC regular season game.

Turgeon’s winning percentage of .600 (42-28) was the best mark by a Maryland coach in his first two seasons, ahead of Bud Millikan (.592) and Gary Williams (.574). After bringing in a top-15 recruiting class in 2012, he led the Terrapins to a 25-13 record (most wins in six seasons) and appearances in the ACC Tournament semifinals and the NIT semifinals in 2012-13.

Turgeon directed Maryland to three wins over a ranked team in 2012-13 after Maryland had gone two seasons without one. The Terps were the only team in the nation to beat Duke twice, while also knocking off then-14th ranked NC State at home in January. Maryland’s win over Duke at home on Feb. 16 was its first over a No. 1 ranked opponent in five years.

Turgeon, who came to College Park after directing Texas A&M to four consecutive appearances in the NCAA Tournament, led Maryland to a 17-15 record in 2011-12. At A&M, he posted a 97-40 record in four seasons and was named the Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year in both 2010 and 2011. He is the only coach in Big 12 history with at least 24 victories in each of his four seasons.

In seven years at Wichita State, he built the Shockers into a power in the Missouri Valley Conference, earning the league title and an NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance in 2006. In that NCAA Tournament, Wichita State beat Seton Hall and Tennessee before losing to eventual Final Four participant George Mason.

Turgeon has coached and developed nine future NBA players: Gal Mekel, Donald Sloan, Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks), DeAndre Jordan (New York Knicks), Alex Len (Atlanta Hawks), Jake Layman (Portland Trailblazers), Diamond Stone and Kevin Huerter (Atlanta Hawks). Len was selected in the first round (fifth overall) by the Suns in the 2013 NBA Draft and Huerter was selected 19th overall in the first round by the Atlanta Hawks in 2018. Stone and Layman were both selected in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft. In addition, multiple former players are playing in the NBA’s G-League and overseas.

Turgeon amassed a 128-89 record at Wichita State (2000-07), posting the third-most wins in school history. The Shockers advanced to three straight NITs from 2003 to 2005 in addition to the 2006 NCAAs, the first time WSU had four straight postseason appearances in 40 years.

He began his head-coaching career at Jacksonville State, going 17-11 in his final season there (1999-2000) after going 8-18 in his first year.

Turgeon was an assistant at Kansas for five seasons, first under Larry Brown (1987-88) and then under Roy Williams (1988-92). The Jayhawks made the NCAA Tournament in four of those seasons, winning the national championship in 1988 and finishing second in 1991. KU also won Big Eight titles in 1991 and 1992 with Turgeon on staff.

He was the top assistant under Jerry Green at Oregon from 1992-97 and was an assistant coach under Brown with the Philadelphia 76ers in 1997-98 before taking the head coaching position at Jacksonville State.

A point guard at Kansas from 1984-87, Turgeon was the first player in Jayhawks history to play in four straight NCAA Tournaments. KU went 108-33 under Brown in that stretch. Turgeon served as team captain in his junior and senior seasons, leading the Jayhawks to the 1986 NCAA Final Four.

As a student-athlete, he was selected to the Big Eight All-Academic Team in 1986 and was a Big Eight All-Freshman pick in 1984. He earned a bachelor of science degree in personnel administration from Kansas in 1987.

A native of Topeka, Kan., Turgeon led Hayden High School to back-to-back Class 4A state titles in 1982 and 1983, earning all-tournament honors each year. A first team all-state pick as a senior, Hayden went 47-3 in his high-school career.

In the summer of 2008, Turgeon was inducted into the Topeka Sports Hall of Fame. He was also honored as the 2015 Kansan of the Year in June, 2015.

Additionally, Turgeon was selected as a court coach for the USA Basketball Pan-American Team in preparation for the Pan-Am Games in the summer of 2015. The following year, Turgeon served as an assistant coach for USA Basketball’s Under-18 Team, working with head coach Shaka Smart and assistant coach Kevin Ollie, in helping guide the squad to a gold medal. On June 13, 2016, he was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Ad Hoc committee on NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection, seeding and bracketing.

Turgeon is active in the College Park community and has hosted the Coaches vs. Cancer Season Tip-Off Breakfast in conjunction with the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches for five years. Over the past four seasons, Turgeon worked with the Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge to raise money and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association. In addition, Turgeon and his team worked with the Special Olympics of Maryland and hosted a basketball clinic for athletes in the organization along with inviting them to home games the past three seasons. Turgeon also participated in the Special Olympics Relay Across America carrying the Flame for Hope through the College Park campus in 2016.

Matt Brady

Matt Brady

Assistant Coach

Head coach Mark Turgeon announced the addition of Matt Brady as the director of player personnel for the Maryland men’s basketball program on July 10, 2017. Brady was elevated to the role of assistant coach in June of 2018 prior to his second season on staff for the Terrapins.

Brady, who has nearly 30 years of experience as a coach at the Division I level, including 12 as a head coach, comes to Maryland after serving as an assistant coach at La Salle the past season. Brady will be reunited with Maryland assistant coach Bino Ranson, who was an assistant under Brady while at Marist.

''Matt is a very accomplished head coach and assistant who under his leadership and direction led various basketball programs to unprecedented heights during his tenure," Turgeon said. "His proven track record in player development and his experience as a head coach at the Division I level will greatly benefit our staff and student-athletes. Matt will make a seamless transition to our staff and we are very excited to welcome him to our basketball program."

Prior to La Salle, Brady was the head coach at James Madison for eight seasons, racking up 139 wins, including four seasons with 20 or more victories. In 2013, he led the Dukes to a CAA Championship and an NCAA Tournament bid. He also guided the Dukes to three additional postseason appearances and the 2015 CAA regular season title.

Brady was recognized as State Coach of the Year by the Virginia Sports Information Directors in 2013 following his NCAA Tournament campaign and was also tabbed District 10 Co-Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

Brady inherited a JMU program that finished last in the conference in scoring, field goal and three-point percentage in 2007. The following season, Brady had the Dukes atop the conference in all three statistical categories. While at JMU, Brady coached 10 all-CAA players and four all-district honorees. Brady mentored three of the top 10 scorers in program history as well as three of the top 10 three-point shooters.

Prior to leading the program at James Madison, Brady was the head coach at Marist for four seasons from 2004-08 where compiled a 73-50 record with the Red Foxes and improved their win total during each of his first three seasons with the team. Marist set a program record for wins during its 25-9 season in 2006-07 when Brady was the MAAC and New York City-area coach of the year. Marist had dramatic statistical improvements under his direction, ranking in the top three in the 10-team MAAC in overall field goal percentage, three-point percentage and three-pointers per game during each of his four seasons. While at Marist, Brady mentored MAAC Player of the Year Jared Jordan, who was a two-time NCAA Division I assists champion and the 45th overall choice in the NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers.

A 1987 Siena graduate and a native of Haddon Heights, N.J., Brady was a Division I assistant coach for 17 seasons at Rhode Island (1987-89), Wagner (1989-93) and Saint Joseph's (1993-04).

While Brady was at Saint Joseph's, the Hawks appeared in the NCAA Tournament four times, the NIT three times and won four Big 5 championships and three Atlantic 10 titles.

Saint Joseph's was 27-0 during the regular season in 2003-04, earned a No. 1 national ranking and a No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament, ultimately reaching the Elite Eight. Brady was involved in recruiting several of the top players in Saint Joseph's history, including 2004 National Player of the Year Jameer Nelson and Delonte West, an honorable mention Associated Press All-America selection. Nelson, who was selected in the first round of the 2004 NBA Draft and has gone on to play 12 seasons in the NBA, continues to be mentored and trained by Brady during his offseason.

As a player at Siena, Brady appeared in 114 career games, including 92 as a starter. He completed his career as the program's all-time assists leader (593), and he was inducted into the school's hall of fame in 1993. For his career he accumulated 1,106 points (9.7 points per game) and was a 45.9 percent shooter from the field.

Brady was a standout at Paul VI High School in Haddon (N.J.) Township and was named to the 1980s South Jersey All-Decade Team. He was enshrined in the Camden County Sports Hall of Fame in 2012. Brady and his wife Mary have three sons, Logan - who is a freshman at Maryland - and twins Cole and Griffin.

Kyle Tarp

Kyle Tarp

Director of Basketball Performance

Kyle Tarp is in his ninth overall season at the University of Maryland and his eighth as the Director of Basketball Performance. In that role, he oversees all aspects of training and nutrition for the men's basketball team.

Tarp played a pivotal role in helping lead the Terps to consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, including a berth in the Sweet Sixteen during the 2015-16 season. It marked the Terps’ longest run in the NCAA Tournament since 2003. In the 2015-16 season, Maryland started 15-1 – the best start in program history and finished the campaign with a 27-9 overall record No. 12 ranking in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

He has helped outline strength and conditioning programs for former Terps and current NBA players Alex Len (Atlanta Hawks), Jake Layman (Portland Trailblazers) and Kevin Huerter (Atlanta Hawks).

Prior to being named Director, Tarp served as the Assistant Director of Basketball Performance at Maryland for the 2010-2011 season. Tarp assisted in all aspects of player development for men's basketball while also designing and implementing all resistance training, recovery and movement skill sessions for women's basketball.

Tarp also assisted in the fundraising and design efforts for the Terrapins new basketball performance center, which opened in October of 2011. The facility features state-of-the-art equipment that meets the specific performance needs of the Maryland basketball players.

Before arriving in College Park, Tarp served as a basketball performance intern at the University of Texas from 2008-2010. Tarp assisted with all aspects of strength and conditioning for both the men and women's basketball teams at Texas while concurrently completing his Masters Degree in Sports Science and Nutrition. During his time in Austin, Tarp also held graduate faculty teaching positions in the Kinesiology, Physical Education and Biology departments along with working as a Performance Specialist at renowned private training facility Train 4 the Game.

A native of Salinas, Calif., Tarp graduated Summa Cum Laude earning a bachelor's degree in Exercise Biology from the University of California, Davis, in 2006. At UC Davis, Tarp competed for the University's football team. He also received a department citation for outstanding research achievements in the field of Exercise Biology in 2006.

Tarp is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is also a certified Level-1 Sports Performance Coach from United States Weightlifting Association, CPT by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is a certified Functional Movement Screen Specialist. He also performs coursework in Applied Functional Sciences.

Danny Manning

Danny Manning

Assistant Coach

One of the most accomplished players in the history of college basketball, Danny Manning was hired as an assistant coach by head coach Mark Turgeon on April 26, 2021. Manning and Turgeon played three seasons together at Kansas (1984-87), where the duo ushered in one of the most successful eras in program history.

Manning most recently spent the last year as an analyst for ESPN, following six years (2014-20) as head coach of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and two years (2012-14) as head coach at Tulsa.
As a player, Manning's resume is unrivaled. His list of accomplishments are what young players dream of achieving: NCAA Champion, consensus National Player of the Year, All-American, No. 1 overall NBA Draft Pick, NBA All-Star and College Basketball Hall of Famer. After winning a national title as an assistant coach at Kansas, Manning's years as a head coach included taking two different schools to the NCAA Tournament and winning a conference regular season and tournament title.

During his six seasons at Wake Forest, Manning guided 14 players to play professionally, including NBA players John Collins and Jaylen Hoard. The Demon Deacons had six different players earn All-ACC honors during the Manning era while having six players earn Academic All-ACC accolades. Manning's work in player development was evident with Collins being the named the 2017 ACC Most Improved Player while Doral Moore in 2018 and Olivier Sarr in 2020 were runner-up in the voting for the award.

In 2016-17, Manning helped lead Wake Forest to its first postseason appearance in seven seasons. Wake Forest ranked in the top 10 nationally in offensive efficiency, averaged 82.8 points per game and set school records with 268 3-pointers and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Deacs were led by All-American John Collins, who was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the No. 19 overall selection of the NBA Draft. Following the season, Manning received the Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award, given annually to a coach who had success on the court and shows moral integrity off of it.

Manning came to Wake Forest after spending two seasons as the head coach at the University of Tulsa. He was named the 2013-14 Conference USA Coach of the Year after leading the Golden Hurricane to the conference championship and a berth in the round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament, Tulsa's first appearance since 2003. Manning was also a finalist for two national Coach of the Year awards in 2013-14, including the Jim Phelan Award, given to the nation's top coach, and the Ben Jobe Award, given to the nation's top minority coach.

Manning posted a 38-29 (.567) overall record and a 21-11 (.656) record in Conference USA during his two seasons at Tulsa.

Prior to taking the reins at Tulsa, Manning spent nine seasons on the staff at Kansas, his alma mater. After retiring from professional basketball in 2003, he began his coaching career as a member of Bill Self's first staff at Kansas. For four seasons, he served as Director of Student-Athlete Development/Team Manager. In that role, he was the team travel coordinator, oversaw equipment ordering and distribution and organized and assisted in the youth holiday clinic and summer camp program.

Manning was elevated to assistant coach in March 2007 and helped the Jayhawks win the 2008 national title in his first season in his new position. He also helped Kansas advance to the 2012 national title game in his final season in Lawrence.

During his time on staff at Kansas, Manning was a part of one NCAA national title, two Final Fours, five NCAA Elite Eight appearances, eight Big 12 regular season conference titles, five Big 12 tournament championships and 269 career victories. During his five-year tenure as an assistant coach, Kansas went 164-24 (.872) overall.

When he arrived in Winston-Salem, Manning was the first coaching hire in ACC basketball history to come into the job with NCAA championships as a player and as a coach to his name.

In addition to coaching at the collegiate level, Manning has been involved on the international level with USA Basketball. In 2017, he spent the summer as an assistant coach on John Calipari's staff of the U19 National Team. In 2018, he assisted Self with the U18 National Team. He also previously served as a court coach during U18 National Team training camps.

One of the reasons for Manning's success on the sidelines has been his experience playing for and coaching next to some of the legends of the sport. During his playing career, Manning played for eight head coaches now enshrined in Springfield: Larry Brown (Kansas, Los Angeles Clippers), Denny Crum (1987 Pan American Games), Don Nelson (Dallas Mavericks), Lute Olson (1984 USA R. William Jones Cup), Jerry Sloan (Utah Jazz), John Thompson (1988 Olympics), Paul Westhead (Phoenix Suns) and Lenny Wilkens (Atlanta Hawks). As a coach, he has been mentored by Hall of Famers Bill Self at Kansas and John Calipari with the USA U19 National Team.

At 6-10 and one of the top big men to ever play college basketball, Manning has earned a reputation as one of the best coaches of big men in the country. The latest example of his expertise with post players was John Collins, who in two seasons with the Demon Deacons went from ranked outside the top 100 in his high school class in 2015 to the No. 19 selection in the 2017 NBA Draft.

Manning has coached 15 NBA draft picks, including 10 first-round selections. NBA draft picks during his tenure include big men Wayne Simien, Julian Wright, Darrell Arthur, Darnell Jackson, Sasha Kaun, Cole Aldrich, twins Marcus and Markieff Morris, Jeff Withey and Thomas Robinson at Kansas, in addition to John Collins at Wake Forest.

Manning recruited two McDonald's High School All-Americans, including 2010 NBA first-round draft pick Xavier Henry. He also coached two Academic All-Americans in Cole Aldrich and Tyrel Reed.

A Jayhawk legend, Manning is Kansas' all-time leading scorer and rebounder, finishing his four-year career with 2,951 points and 1,187 rebounds. The 10th all-time leading scorer in NCAA history, Manning was named a consensus first-team All-America selection in 1987 and 1988, the consensus College Player of the Year in 1988 and a three-time Big Eight Conference Player of the Year (1986, 1987, 1988).

Manning was named the 1988 NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player en route to leading the Jayhawks--dubbed "Danny and the Miracles"--to an 83-79 victory over Oklahoma for the 1988 national championship. He was also named the MVP of the NCAA Midwest Regional in 1986 and 1988. Manning's sophomore year in 1986 Kansas finished 35-4 and advanced to the Final Four in Dallas.

Recognized for all of his accomplishments on the court, Manning was inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on November 23, 2008.

The No. 1 overall pick in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, Manning played 15 seasons in the league for seven different professional teams--the L.A. Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks, Utah Jazz, Dallas Mavericks and Detroit Pistons. He averaged 14.0 points and 5.2 rebounds per game during his NBA career, spanning 883 total games. Manning was a two-time NBA All-Star (1993, 1994), and won the league's Sixth Man of the Year Award with Phoenix in 1998. During his playing days, Manning was a representative for the NBA Players Association.

Manning won a bronze medal as a member of the 1988 USA Olympic Team in Seoul, South Korea. He also won a silver medal for the U.S. at the 1987 Pan American games in Indianapolis.

Originally from Greensboro, N.C. Manning was named to the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. He played at Greensboro Page High School, leading the school to the 1983 state title at the Greensboro Coliseum, before transferring to Lawrence (Kan.) High School prior to his senior year. He is also a member of the Lawrence High School Hall of Fame.

In 2012, Manning was named one of the 35 Greatest McDonald's All-Americans in celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the McDonald's All American High School Boys Basketball Game.

Born May 17, 1966, Manning earned his degree in communication from the University of Kansas in 1991.

Danny and his wife, Julie, have two children -- daughter Taylor, who played volleyball at Kansas, and son Evan, who played basketball at Kansas and was most recently a graduate assistant in 2020-21 for the National Finalist Gonzaga Bulldogs.

Bruce Shingler

Bruce Shingler

Assistant Coach

Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon officially announced the hiring of Prince George’s County native Bruce Shingler as assistant coach on June 7, 2021.

Shingler most recently spent five seasons as an assistant coach at South Carolina, where he helped lead the Gamecocks to their first ever NCAA Final Four appearance. He grew up just miles from College Park in Bladensburg, Md.

“I am excited to welcome Bruce to our coaching staff as he makes his return to the DMV,” Turgeon said. “Bruce was born and raised in PG County and knows the region extremely well, having also coached at Towson and Morgan State, and on the AAU circuit. He checked all the boxes as a coach and recruiter and shares our program’s values. We look forward to Bruce and his family joining us in College Park.”

During the 2016-17 season, the Gamecocks were ranked as high as No. 16 in the AP Poll, and finished the campaign ranked sixth in the final USA Today Coaches Poll.

The Gamecocks were poised for another postseason run in 2019-20, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the season ended early. South Carolina had an 18-13 overall record, and another impressive double-figure win total in league play, as the Gamecocks finished 10-8 in SEC action. Those 10 wins marked the fourth time in the last five seasons that the Gamecocks had double-figure wins in the league, amassing 51 SEC wins during the stretch, with only Kentucky (69) and Florida (54) having more during the timeframe.

Prior to his time at Carolina, Shingler spent four seasons as an assistant at Towson (2012-16) where he helped the Tigers set the NCAA Division I record for largest single-season turnaround, going from one win in 2011-12 to 18 in 2012-13. His second season (2013-14) saw the Tigers record 25 wins, their most at the Division I level. The 2015-16 season once again saw the Tigers advance to the postseason, as the team reached 20 wins.
Before Towson, Shingler spent one season as an assistant coach at Morgan State and one season as an administrative assistant under head coach Frank Martin at Kansas State.

Prior to his collegiate coaching career, Shingler coached at his alma mater Bladensburg (Md.) High School, leading them to an 18-5 record in his lone season. He also coached AAU for the DC Assault 17U team, sending over 40 members to Division I institutions in his tenure, including McDonald's All-Americans Michael Beasley, Wally Judge and Quinn Cook.

Shingler earned his bachelors of science degree in communications in 2005 from St. Augustine's College, where he was a three-year starter and Academic All-American.

Shingler and his wife, Lauren, have a son, Giovonni, and two daughters, Brooklyn and Savannah.

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