Drake Hires New Assistant From University of Utah


June 20th, 2011 by Jim Field

      DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The Drake University men’s basketball
program has added another assistant coach.
     Head coach Mark Phelps said in a news release on Monday that
Stan Johnson will join the staff after three years at the
University of Utah.
     Before joining the Utes, Johnson coached at Cal State Northridge
in southern California; Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar,
Mo.; and Bemidji State University in Minnesota.
     Johnson played ball at Southern Utah University for three years,
then finished his college career at Bemidji State.
     In May, Phelps hired Brett Nelson from Arkansas as an assistant
coach, Jamelle McMillan from Arizona State as coordinator of
basketball operations and former Drake guard Ryan Wedel as graduate