Chris Holtmann Adds Jack Owens As Assistant Coach

May 28, 2020
Ohio State men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann announced the hiring of Jack Owens as an assistant coach on Monday. The addition of Owens is the first announced hiring following the departures of assistants Ryan Pedon and Tony Skinn following the 2021-2022 season.

Owens spent the last five seasons as the head coach at Miami (Ohio).

“We are really excited about the addition of Jack Owens,” Holtmann said in a release. “He has shown the ability for a number of years to coach, recruit, and develop talent at the highest level. His broad experiences working for excellent coaches, competing for Big Ten championships, and running his own program will prove to be an outstanding asset to our staff. Jack Owens is an outstanding person and an excellent and well-rounded basketball coach. We are thrilled to welcome he and his family to our Buckeye family.”

Prior to taking the head coach position at Miami he was an assistant coach for Matt Painter at Purdue (2008-2017) where he also...

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