Turgeon Adds Warren to Coaching Staff
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland men’s basketball head coach Mark Turgeon announced the hiring of Cliff Warren as the team’s director of basketball operations.
“Cliff is an outstanding addition to our staff,” Turgeon said. “He brings a wealth of experience at the collegiate level and has had success at a number of different programs. We’re excited for Cliff and his family to return to the Maryland area.”
Warren spent the past nine seasons as head coach at Jacksonville University, where he accounted for 126 wins – a program coaching record – and led the Dolphins to a pair of Atlantic Sun Championships in 2009 and 2010. He was also named Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year after the 2009 season.
A native of Silver Spring, Md., Warren spent five seasons as an assistant to Paul Hewitt at Georgia Tech, where he helped lead the Yellow Jackets to 96 wins and three NCAA Tournament appearances – including the school’s first-ever trip to the NCAA National Championship game in 2004.
Warren began his career at his alma mater, Mount St. Mary’s, and helped guide the Mountaineers to their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 1995. He graduated from Mount St. Mary’s in 1990.