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Hermie Carmichael Named Men's Basketball Head Coach

Hermie Carmichael Named Men's Basketball Head Coach

La Roche College is proud to announce that Hermie Carmichael has been named the new head coach of the men's basketball program. Carmichael is a 1999 graduate of La Roche College and takes over after serving as a Redhawks' assistant for the past three seasons including associate head coach last season.

"I am extremely excited to be the next head coach of the men's basketball program at La Roche College. I am also extremely honored to carry on the tradition and excellence that Matt Driscoll, Scott Lang and Harry Jenkins have installed over the past 20 years".

La Roche has had tremendous success under Carmichael's tutelage. The Redhawks won the 2010 AMCC Conference Championship and clinched a NCAA Tournament berth while going 57-24 in Carmichael's three seasons.

Prior to La Roche, Carmichael served as Avonworth High School's assistant coach and head junior varsity coach from 2007 to 2009. He was also a La Roche College assistant coach during the 2000-2001 season.

Carmichael enjoyed a Hall of Fame career at La Roche College, captaining the Redhawks his senior season and finishing his career ranked among the program's all-time leaders in points, assists, steals, and 3-pointers. He was inducted into the La Roche College Athletics Hall of Fame in February.

The La Roche College men's basketball team opens the 2012-2013 at Clarion University on Thursday, November 15.