Maryland men’s basketball assistant coach Tony Skinn has been hired as George Mason’s next head coach, it was announced Thursday.
Skinn, who will be a head coach for the first time in his career, replaces Kim English, who departed for the head coaching job at Providence.
“Tony is ready to run and lead Mason’s men’s basketball program. He has great energy, is a ferocious competitor and will demand excellence from his players,” Maryland head coach Kevin Willard said in a release. “I have enjoyed having Tony on my staff at both Maryland and Seton Hall and I am confident he will work tirelessly to build a great program at George Mason.