Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

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Paul Hogan, Head Coach Men's Basketball and Athletic DirectorPaul Hogan, Head Coach

(603) 271-6484 x4209 - phogan@ccsnh.edu
Paul Hogan is a Plymouth State graduate (1979 B.S./1988 MED) and a lifelong New Hampshire native. Dedicated to teaching and coaching his entire professional career, Paul Hogan has been recognized as one of the premier instructors of the game of basketball in the New England area. For the past 25 plus years, Coach Hogan has been directing camps and clinics in New Hampshire to improve basketball skills, develop positive self-esteem, and to learn the necessary ingredients to be a successful member of a “team.”

In 2004-2005, the Lynx reached the "pinnacle of success," capturing the first ever national championship in basketball in the state of NH, leading NHTI to an incredible 31-3 overall record. The Lynx defeated Golden State Baptist of Santa Clara, Ca. 72-70 in the USCAA Division II National Championship game on March 5, 2005 at NHTI.

In his eight years at Plymouth State College, Paul Hogan compiled the highest winning percentage of any men's basketball coach in the school's history. His unique coaching style and dedication to the fundamentals of the game guided the Plymouth State Panthers to postseason play in the prestigious NCAA Tournament and numerous ECAC berths. Paul's commitment to teaching the game of basketball to players of all ages is at the heart of the success of his basketball camps.

He is presently the Men's Basketball Coach, Athletic Director, and a Professor in the Sports Management Program at NHTI, Concord's Community College in Concord, New Hampshire. NHTI was the USCAA Division II National Runner-Up in 2002, finishing at 29-4 record for the season, which is an NHTI school record. Hogan was also recognized as the USCAA national coach of the year in 2002. Hogan's NHTI teams have become recognized as teams that will annually compete for regional and national titles while playing a strong schedule.

NHTI Lynx Basketball Assistant Coach Jordan FithianJordan Fithian, Assistant Coach

(603) 340-8364 - jkfithian@googlemail.com
Jordan Fithian is a graduate of Emporia State University in Emporia, KS (2009 - BS/Accounting).  He played basketball for two years for the Hornets, helping them earn a bid to the National Tournament in 2007 and a top ten national ranking.  He started his collegiate career at Binghamton University in New York after ending his four years at McPherson High School as the school's all-time leading scorer.  He was named Mr. Kansas Basketball and Gatorade Player of the Year in 2004.  Switching gears after college, Jordan and his wife, Jennifer spent the last three years playing team handball professionally in Germany and playing for the men's and women's USA National Teams.  Upon failing to qualify for the 2012 Olympics, they decided to move back and pursue careers in the world of sports.  He and his wife currently reside in Bow where Jordan is a pre-school teacher at the Child and Family Development Center on the NHTI campus.

 

Simon Keeling, Assistant Coach Men's BasketballSimon Keeling, Assistant Coach

(603) 717-5512 - skeeling_5@hotmail.com
Simon Keeling is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University (2006 BS/Sports Management). Coach Keeling played for Coach Hogan at NHTI before transferring to JWU to continue his collegiate career. Since graduation Keeling has worked in the NBA Development League for the Idaho Stampede, most recently as their V.P. of Sales and Service. Keeling relocated back to New Hampshire in 2009 and lives in the area with his wife Melissa (also a NHTI alumni through their Nursing Program). Currently Keeling is a Financial Advisor for the firm Edward Jones and runs our local branch here in Concord.

 

 

Andrew York, Assistant Coach Men's BasketballAndrew York, Assistant Coach

(603) 247-7310 - yorkandr@gmail.com
Andrew York graduated from Cedarville University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Finance. York is the all time leading scorer at Central Aroostook High School. He was named MVP of two State Championship teams his Junior and Senior year of high school in Maine. York continued on to Division I Liberty University where he redshirted his freshman year. After one year of basketball York decided to pursue baseball and finished his collegiate career at Division II Cedarville University where he had a career batting average of .366 as a Utility Infielder. Andrew and his wife Rachel live in Manchester where Andrew is a Financial Advisor for the investment firm Edward Jones and runs the branch on Elm Street.

 

 

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