After a long search to replace Assistant Coach Barry Rohrssen who left the Pitt program to join John Calipari at Kentucky, Jamie Dixon has announced the hiring of Assistant Coach Matt Williamson, formerly of the University of Massachusetts.
It has been news in the making for weeks now as word leaked that Pitt Assistant Basketball Coach Barry Rohrssen was going to be leave the Pitt program for John Calipari’s Kentucky program, and today the official word came down from the Pitt athletic department.
With the departure of assistant coach Pat Skerry to Towson University, Jamie Dixon should look to his former assistant Barry Rohrssen to fill that job.
For the third consecutive season, Pitt coach Jamie Dixon is looking to hire an assistant coach.
Before Rohrssen was hired as the Jaspers head coach in April of 2006, he spent seven seasons as an assistant coach at Pitt. Rohrssen was an assistant to both Ben Howland and Jamie Dixon.