FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 22, 2014

 

JUSTIN LANG JOINS RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
MENS BASKETBALL COACHING STAFF

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College has named Justin Lang as an assistant mens basketball coach. He will assist Head Coach Michael Byrnes with all facets of the program including recruiting, scouting, administering practice and game coaching.

 

Lang joins the staff after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Plymouth State University.

 

I am very excited to join the staff at Rhode Island College, Lang said. I am eager to be able to help Coach Byrnes continue to build on the foundation of success the program has had and I am thankful for the opportunity to be a part of the winning tradition at RIC."

 

 

 

We are very fortunate to have Justin, Byrnes said. He knows the LEC very well after spending two seasons at Plymouth State. Justin also has strong recruiting ties in the New England area, which should really benefit us moving forward.

 

During his time at Plymouth State Lang was responsible for recruiting student-athletes, film exchange, game preparation and scouting opponents. 

 

Lang is a 2012 graduate of the University of New Hampshire. He earned a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology with a concentration in sports studies. During his time with the Wildcats, Lang served as a student manager for the basketball team. His responsibilities included oversight of managerial staff, game and practice preparation, coordinating travel and film exchange.

 

A Newmarket, N.H. native, Lang was a three-sport athlete lettering in soccer, baseball and basketball while in high school.

 

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