Saah Nimley

Saah Nimley (born June 3, 1993)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Charleston Southern Buccaneers
Current conference: Big South Conference
Charleston Southern record: 8-15 (.348)
Overall record: 8-15 (.348)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Charleston Southern
2023 Charleston Southern (assoc. HC)
2019-2023 Charleston Southern (asst)

Saah Nimley Facts

  • Saah Nimley
  • Born June 3, 1993
  • Hometown: Lawrenceville, Georgia
  • Alma Mater: Charleston Southern University (BA, 2015)
  • Born in Monrovia, Liberia, Nimely grew up in Lawrenceville, GA and attended Collins Hill HS where he is the school’s all-time leader in points, assists and steals and was twice named First Team All-State
  • Went on to play for coach Barclay Radebaugh at Charleston Southern from 2011-15, one of the more successful stretches in program history
    • Led the Bucs to two Big South titles and NIT berths (2013 and 2015); as a senior he was named Big South Player of the Year
    • Left ranked first in program history in steals and third in points, is the only player in Big South history with 1800+ points and 500+ steals
    • Spent some time playing professionally overseas, including stints in Lithuania and Spain
  • Returned to his alma mater in 2019 and joined Radebaugh‘s staff as an assistant coach; he was in charge of calling defensive schemes

Saah Nimley Coaching Tree

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