Franklin Springs, GA - Will Long is entering his first years as Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Emmanuel College. Last season, Long coached at Reinhardt University. Reinhardt finished with an overall record of 17-14 and 3rd place in the Appalachain Athletic Conference at 10-8. Long coached and developed three All-Conference players, including one on the All-Freshman team. While at Reinhardt, Long was also in charge of and assisted with scouting, practices, guard and post development, and all operations of the program.
Before coming to Reinhardt, Long was both the Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach and Asst. Athletic Director at The Howard School in Atlanta from 2010-2015. After serving one year as an assistant coach, Long became the Head Varsity Basketball Coach in the 2011-2012 season. As head coach,Will coached and developed five all region players for basketball, lead Howard to two final four region births, and the school's first basketball region championship in 2015. While at Howard, Long was also instrumental in starting up the school's first ever baseball team, which he coached for two years, and lead the team to a region runner up finish in 2014. Long was also the assistant track and field coach for three seasons while at Howard.
This year at Emmanuel, Long will be assisting in several aspects of the program including scouting, practices, team defense, post development, strength & conditioning, travel, & scheduling. Long is a big believer in teaching life lessons through the game of basketball to all his players to make them better men on and off the court, and great people once they graduate from EC. Long will also be the Assistant Men's Basketball Coach for the JV team this year, helping out Coach Maxwell.
Will resides in Franklin Springs, GA.
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Asst. Men's Basketball Coach
Emmanuel College (GA)
Cell: (770) 833-8292