McRoy named to NABC Assistant Coaches’ Committee


— Coppin State associate head men’s basketball coach Elwyn McRoy has been appointed to serve on the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ (NABC) Assistant Coaches Committee.

McRoy will represent the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) on the committee.

“This is a great honor and I am proud of representing not only Coppin State, but our entire conference,” McRoy said. “I am looking forward to working with the other coaches on the committee and being a valuable contributor to help enhance our organization.”

McRoy, who was promoted to associate head coach in May, enters his second year on the Coppin State staff. A seasoned, dedicated and passionate coach, McRoy has empowered student-athletes to reach new heights with high principles on and off the court. McRoy will be involved with the day to day operations on and off the floor involving every aspect of the men’s basketball program.

McRoy has a wealth of experience at the NCAA Division I level, McRoy has been an assistant coach at Iowa State, Arkansas State, Georgia Southern, Southern University and Texas-Pan American.

McRoy has received national recognition for his work, as named him the No. 23 mid-major assistant coach in 2009, and Basketball Times Magazine selected him as one of the top 10 junior college recruiters in the country in 2008. He was also profiled in the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2013. In addition at UTPA, McRoy was voted as the No. 2 recruiting coach in the Western Athletic Conference by Next Up Recruits.