New in-state hoops offer Sam Bradford has already built a strong early relationship with assistant coach Steve Roccaforte.
In 1991, 25-year-old Steve Roccaforte, then a green assistant coach for Centenary, made his way to Stephen F. Austin to scout a 16-team junior college basketball tournament. At that showcase, Roccaforte met a young, spunky manager for the Navarro basketball team — Buzz Williams— and the pair began a friendship that started another chapter Tuesday with A&M men’s head coach Williams hiring Roccaforte as his associate head coach.
Texas A&M’s head coach Buzz Williams has officially hired Steve Roccaforte as an assistant coach on his staff, the school announced on Tuesday. Roccaforte arrives in Aggieland after spending the last three seasons at East Carolina as an associate head coach under Joe Dooley. Prior to that he spent four years working under Buzz Williams at Virginia Tech, three as an assistant and one as associate head coach. With 34 years of coaching under his belt, Williams is adding an experienced coach to the mix.
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Texas A&M men's basketball coach Buzz Williams has hired Steve Roccaforte as an assistant, the program announced Tuesday. Roccaforte comes from East Carolina where he was an associate head coach for three seasons. He worked under Williams for four seasons at Virginia Tech. “Coach Roc is an important addition to...
COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M has hired former Lamar coach Steve Roccaforte as an assistant to Buzz Williams. Roccaforte, who grew up in Port Arthur, also had been an assistant to Williams for four years at Virginia Tech. Roccaforte, the Southland Conference coach of the year in 2007-08, was an...
With an open spot on his staff, Texas A&M head coach Buzz Williams has turned to a familiar name to fill it. Per a report from Jon Rothstein, Steve Roccaforte will be joining the Texas A&M coaching staff as the third assistant. Roccaforte previously spent four seasons at Virginia Tech...