BLACKSBURG, Va. - Bill Old joins the Virginia Tech staff this season as Director of Women's Basketball Operations, after serving for the past three years as Financial Projects Manager/Assistant Business Manager in the Virginia Tech Athletics Department Business Office. The hiring of Old completes the women's basketball staff following the additions of assistant coaches, Billi Godsey, Chantelle Anderson and Thomas Joyce.
"Being able to complete our staff with someone with Bill Old's experience is a great thing for our program," said Virginia Tech head coach Dennis Wolff. "Bill's knowledge of Virginia Tech, plus his basketball background, makes him a very valuable addition to the staff."
Old served as the Virgina Tech men's basketball Director of Operations for one season under current head coach Seth Greenberg. Prior to arriving in Blacksburg, he held the same position with the South Carolina men's basketball program under head coach Dave Odom. In both positions, Old assisted in all areas of the program, including planning travel, administrative responsibilities and film exchange.
Prior to joining South Carolina, Old was an assistant coach at Hampton University for two years, participating in the NCAA Tournament both seasons with the Pirates. Old was an assistant basketball coach for the International Basketball League's Richmond Rhythm for one season (1999-2000) under head coach Ralph Sampson. He assisted Sampson in player development, scouting and leadership of the professional minor league basketball team.
From 1997-99, Old served as assistant coach at James Madison under head coach Sherman Dillard, where he was responsible for monitoring the academic progress and eligibility of student-athletes, as well as budget preparations and travel arrangements.
Old began his career at Wake Forest (1994-97), where he was an administrative assistant to Odom for three seasons, participating in the NCAA Tournament each year.
A native of Charlottesville, Va., Old grew up on the campus of Virginia Military Institute and earned his bachelor of arts degree in business and economics from Randolph-Macon in 1994.
He and his wife Hollee, a registered nurse, live in Blacksburg.
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