Pat Chambers

FGCU introduces Pat Chambers as men’s basketball coach

Pat Chambers quickly convinced Florida Gulf Coast that he was the right person to take over its men’s basketball program. It’s a second chance he vowed to not squander. FGCU introduced Chambers on Tuesday as its new coach, a move that came about 18 months after he resigned as coach at Penn State following an internal investigation into his conduct — including but not limited to an incident where he referenced a noose when talking to a Black player.

Pat Chambers Hired as Next FGCU Head Coach

The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles and Pat Chambers have agreed to a deal that will make him the basketball program’s next Head Coach. Chambers resigned from the Penn State Nittany Lions in 2020 after an internal investigation revealed inappropriate conduct including referencing a noose when talking to a player during the 2018-19 season. He is set to replace former Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Head Coach Michael Fly who was fired after just four seasons.
Digital Collegian

Former Penn State men's basketball coach Pat Chambers hired at FGCU

Pat Chambers is joining the head coaching ranks for the first time since departing from Happy Valley. After a report that named him a candidate for the job, Chambers was officially announced as Florida Gulf Coast's head men's basketball coach on Tuesday. Chambers resigned from his position at Penn State...

FGCU names former Penn State coach Pat Chambers as next head coach

FORT MEYERS, Fl (WTAJ) — Former Penn State basketball coach Pat Chambers is taking over at Florida Gulf Coast, 17-months after he resigned from Penn State. Chambers took over the Nittany Lions in 2011 and led Penn State to a 2018 NIT title. He resigned in October of 2020 after regrettably using a noose metaphor […]
Kansas City Star

Florida Gulf Coast Hires Pat Chambers as Head Basketball Coach

Pat Chambers, the former Penn State basketball coach who resigned in 2020, has accepted the head coaching position at Florida Gulf Coast University. The program announced Chambers' hiring Tuesday, 10 days after releasing former coach Michael Fly from the remainder of his contract. Chambers, who spent this past season as...