September 02, 2008
Fisher named USI men's basketball graduate assistant
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Southern Indiana announced the addition of Brandon Fisher to Head Coach Rick Herdes' men's basketball coaching staff as a graduate assistant for the upcoming season.
Fisher comes to USI after spending the 2007-08 season as the head coach of the boys basketball team at Logan County High School in Russellville, Kentucky. He also served as the strength and conditioning coordinator for basketball at LCHS.
Fisher began his coaching career at Henderson County High School, serving as the assistant boys basketball coach from 2001 to 2007.The Colonels were the regional finalist five times in six years during his tenure at Henderson County.
Prior to entering the coaching ranks, Fisher played one season at Brescia University and was a four-year varsity player for Henderson County. He was an honorable mention All-State, All-District, and All-Region performer at Henderson County and helped the Colonels to a pair of Kentucky State Tournament final four appearances.
Fisher earned a bachelor's degree in physical education from USI in 2004 and will be working toward a Master's of Science degree in education.
"Brandon is from a basketball family and from a state rich in basketball tradition," said Herdes. "His background and knowledge of the game, in addition to his contacts in the State of Kentucky, will be a huge benefit to our program."
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information