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


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.


Curt Martin, NHTI Men's Basketball Assistant CoachCurt Martin, Assistant Coach

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Curt Martin is a graduate of Cortland State College (1972 BS physical education) in Cortland, NY. He has retired after teaching physical education in the Hopkinton School District for 30 years. During that time he has coached junior varsity and varsity level girls' and boys' soccer, girls' and boys' basketball, and girls' lacrosse. Over that span Coach Martin has led the boys' soccer team to a state championship in 1984; the girls' soccer team to four state championships (1998, 1999, 2003, 2004); the girls' basketball team to a state championship in 2003; and has had 10 Final Four appearances in the past 11 seasons. He has also been the recipient of four Coach of the Year awards. He was a three season athlete while attending Hopkinton High School and played on championship teams in soccer, basketball, and golf. Coach Martin brings many years of coaching experience to the NHTI Women's Basketball program as an assistant coach. Coach Martin was inducted into the NHIAA Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Walter Smith Award in 2014.


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

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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.


Lucas Croteau, NHTI Men's Basketball Assistant CoachLucas Croteau, Assistant Coach

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Lucas Croteau is a gradaute of Southern New Hampshire University (2012 BS/Business). Coach Croteau played for the Penmen for four years (2008-2012) and captained the Penmen his senior season. Prior to becoming an assistant coach at NHTI Croteau was hired as the Boys' Varsity basketball coach for Bow High School. He led the Falcons to two playoff berths in his two seasons at the helm.



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