James Johnson (basketball, born 1971)

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James Johnson
James Johnson basketball coach 2013.jpg
Johnson in 2013
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Assistant coach
Team NC State
Conference ACC
Biographical details
Born (1971-07-20) July 20, 1971 (age 46)[1]
Playing career
1989–1993 Ferrum
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1995–1996 Longwood (assistant)
1996–1997 Hargrave Mil. Acad. (assistant)
1997–2000 Old Dominion (assistant)
2000–2002 Elon (assistant)
2002–2003 College of Charleston (assistant)
2003–2005 Penn State (assistant)
2005–2007 George Mason (assistant)
2007–2012 Virginia Tech (assistant)
2012–2014 Virginia Tech
2015–2017 Miami (FL) (basketball ops)
2017–present NC State (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall 22–41

James Johnson (born July 20, 1971) is an American college basketball coach and former head coach of the Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball team. He was hired in 2012 to succeed Seth Greenberg, on whose staff Johnson had worked until leaving for Clemson, only to be hired back 12 days later. Johnson was fired by Virginia Tech on March 17, 2014 after two seasons with an overall record of 22-41.[2]

James Johnson joined the University of Miami basketball program as the team’s director of basketball operations in June of 2015. Johnson, who was on Jim Larrañaga’s staff for two seasons at George Mason University, including the historic NCAA Final Four run in 2006, came to Miami after seven seasons on staff at fellow Atlantic Coast Conference school Virginia Tech, where he was the head coach for two seasons after five years as an assistant coach. [3]

On Monday, March 27th, Kevin Keatts announced that James Johnson had been hired as an assistant coach for the NC State Wolfpack men's basketball program. Johnson and Keatts were teammates for two seasons at Ferrum College in Ferrum, Va., from 1991-93. Johnson comes to the Wolfpack after two years as the Director of Basketball Operations for Jim Larranaga's program at Miami. [4]

Johnson played collegiate basketball at Ferrum College, where he was a three-year starter and is a member of the Ferrum hall of fame.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Virginia Tech Hokies (Atlantic Coast Conference) (2012–2014)
2012–13 Virginia Tech 13–19 4–14 12th
2013–14 Virginia Tech 9–22 2–16 15th
Virginia Tech: 22–41 (.349) 6–30 (.167)
Total: 22–41 (.349)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


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