Dwaine Knight, who arsenic manager has made the UNLV men’s play programme 1 of the nation’s best, volition go the school’s play director.
He volition proceed to bash immoderate coaching, but volition beryllium successful much of an administrative relation to assistance rise funds for the program.
“Spending much than 3 decades astatine UNLV has been highly special, and I americium arrogant that Rebel play has travel to mean truthful overmuch to truthful galore successful Southern Nevada,” Knight said successful a statement. “There are truthful galore radical that person had a relation successful helping america physique the program, and I americium grateful to them all.”
Assistant manager A.J. McInerney volition beryllium the interim manager adjacent season.
Knight is simply a two-time nationalist manager of the twelvemonth and has been inducted into 4 halls of fame. UNLV won the 1998 nationalist title and has captured 8 league titles nether Knight. He led the Rebels to 22 nationalist finals and an NCAA grounds 31 consecutive regionals.
“Coach Knight is genuinely a legend, not lone present astatine UNLV and successful Las Vegas but besides crossed the nationalist play community,” diversion manager Desiree Reed-Francois said successful a statement. “What helium has built present with Rebel play is thing abbreviated of incredible, and we are pleased that his legacy, which includes squad and idiosyncratic nationalist championships, volition proceed connected arsenic a invaluable subordinate of the UNLV athletics family.”