Head Coach TBA
Bethany College is currently in a Nation-wide search to find its next head men's basketball coach.
Assistant Coach Kwasi Amponsah
Office Phone: 304-829-7269
Kwasi Amponsah is entering his second season as a member of the Bethany men’s basketball coaching staff and will handle day-to-day duties including individual workouts, recruiting and film management.
Amponsah helped the Bethany men's basketball team to an 18-11 mark during the 2014-15 campaign, which included a trip to the Eastern College Athletic Conference South Regional Championship Tournament, and a first-round victory over top-seeded Penn State Behrend. During his first year as an assistant, the Bison also posted an 11-5 mark in PAC play.
In his first year, Amponsah helped coach senior guard Delonte' Joyce to PAC Player of the Year honors. Scoring 19.1 points per game, and ranking fourth in the Nation in steals per game (3.2).
As a team, Coach Amponsah helped the Bison rank first in the Presidents' Athletic Conference in steals per game (10.1) as well as turnover ratio (+3.66) as the Green & White forced opponents' into 16.6 turnovers per contest. The team also ranked fourth in the PAC in scoring defense (68.4), and third in blocked shots per game (3.6).
Amponsah arrives at Bethany after a distinguished playing career at Roanoke College, where he was a two-time captain and led the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in scoring during his junior season (18.4). The two-time All-ODAC selection also ranks 5th all-time in school history with 173 career steals. He graduated Roanoke with a degree in business in 2013.
A native of Woodbridge, Virginia, Amponsah will be enrolled in Bethany’s Master of Arts in Teaching program in 2014.