Liberty Add Bruce Hamburger to Coaching Staff
Hamburger brings more than 25 years of coaching experience to the Liberty staff. He previously was an assistant coach at Caldwell College in Caldwell, New Jersey where he helped guide the men’s team to a 16-11 regular season record. For 11 years Hamburger was the head men’s coach at Kean University (1995-2006) in Union County, New Jersey, where he earned the most wins as a head coach in the school’s history and guided the team to the 2004-2005 Eastern College Athletic Conference Metro Championship. Before Kean University, Hamburger was an assistant coach at Seton Hall University from 1986-1995, overseeing scouting and on-campus recruiting. Prior to SHU, he served as an assistant coach at Trenton State College.
“By adding Bruce’s seasoned experience and existing familiarity with the Liberty and the WNBA, I am confident our team will be well prepared for the 2007 season,” said Blazejowski.
As per team policy, conditions of the contract are not released.
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