Dwayne Killings

Dwayne Killings (born April 4, 1981)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Albany Great Danes
Current conference: America East Conference
Albany record: 34-60 (.362)
Overall record: 34-60 (.362)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-present Albany
2020-2021 Marquette (assoc. HC)
2018-2020 Marquette (asst)
2016-2018 Connecticut (asst)
2011-2016 Temple (asst)
2010-2011 Boston University (asst)
2006-2009 Temple (asst. DBO)
2003-2006 Charlotte Hornets (special asst.)

Dwayne Killings Facts

  • Dwayne Killings
  • Born April 4, 1981
  • Hometown: Amherst, Massachusetts
  • Alma Mater: Hampton University (BA, 2003)
  • Originally a walk-on at UMass, where he played for two seasons for Bruiser Flint before transferring to Hampton
  • Started his coaching career in the NBA, spending three years with the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets as special assistant/video coordinator
  • Joined Fran Dunphy‘s staff at Temple in 2006 and spent three years as the Owls’ assistant DBO
  • Worked for the NBA Developmental League for one year (2009-10) then spent one year as Pat Chambers‘ assistant at BU
  • Returned to Temple in 2011 and spent the next five seasons (eight in total) working under Dunphy
    • While at Temple, Killings was part of five NCAA Tournaments and one NIT
  • Left in 2016 to become an assistant at UConn under head coach Kevin Ollie; worked there for two years before the staff was let go
  • Spent three seasons – two as an assistant and one as associate head coach – at Marquette working for Steve Wojciechowski
  • In March 2021, Killings was hired to become the new head coach of the Albany Great Danes out of the America East
    • Placed on administrative leave in March 2022 pending an investigation into an alleged physical altercation with a player that occurred before a road game in November 2021
    • Reached an agreement in which he would pay a fine and be suspended for the first five games of the 2022-23 season
  • Along with his wife, Ana, has two children

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