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

603-230-4041 - phogan@ccsnh.edu

Paul Hogan is a graduate of Plymouth State University (1979 B.S.,1988 M.Ed.) 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 30 plus years, Coach Hogan has been directing summer basketball camps and fall/winter basketball 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. The Lynx "tradition" continues with success including many trips to the USCAA National tournament (including 2017) and YSCC tournament championships and tournament appearances.

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 including LEC Coach of the Year in 1991 and 1998. 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 and YSCC Coach of the Year awards in 2010 and 2013. Hogan's NHTI teams have become recognized as teams that will annually compete for regional and national titles while playing a strong exciting game schedule. Hogan has earned more than 500 career college basketball victories during his stellar career.

 

Coach Irv HarrisIrvin Harris, Assistant Coach

(603) 661-0728 - nhticoach@gmail.com

Irvin Harris is a graduate of Cambridge College (B.A., 1992 M.Ed. Psychology) in Cambridge, M.A. and Tufts University (1990) in Medford, M.A. Currently, Harris is a candidate for his Doctorate in Educational Psychology from Argosy University in Orange, C.A. A stellar athlete, Coach Harris played football and  varsity basketball at powerhouse Omaha Central High School, N.E. (1975-77) He also played college basketball at Bellevue University, N.E.  An active coach at many levels including the New England AAU circuit and basketball camps around New England, Coach Harris is a lifelong athletic enthusiast and returns to NHTI now entering his third year as an assistant men's basketball coach after assisting with the women's basketball program from 2011-13. He also served at St. Anselm College as an assistant coach specializing in scouting 2013-15. Harris teaches Computer Installation, Repair and Networking Technology serving as an adjunct professor at NHTI.

 

Simon Keeling, NHTI Men's Basketball Assistant CoachSimon Keeling, Assistant Coach

(603) 717-5512 - skeeling_5@hotmail.com

Simon Keeling is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University (2006 B.S. Sports Management). Keeling played for Coach Hogan at NHTI before transferring to Johnson & Wales University 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 the local branch in Concord living in Bow, NH with his wife and two children.

 

 

Ethan Brown, Assistant Coach

(802) 735-7938 - ethan.brown018@gmail.com

Ethan Brown is a graduate of the University of Vermont (B.S., 2015 Mechanical Engineering) in Burlington Vt. Brown played club basketball for the Catamounts and varsity basketball at Mount Mansfield Union High School in Jericho Vt. He was third team All-State and first team All-Metro his senior season. Coach Brown returned to his Alma mater to coach the University of Vermont club team for the 2015-16 season. Ethan enters his second season as assistant coach for the Lynx and is currently working at the ACE Center in Student Support Services. 

 

 

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