CONWAY, AR (KAIT) - A former JHS basketball standout and son of current Jonesboro High School Athletic Director Dr. David Daniel, is now the head coach of a division 1 basketball program.
Matt Daniel was introduced today as the Head Coach of the Marshall University women's basetball program. Daniel lead the UCA women's program to 3 straight 20 win seasons including the Southland Conference Championship in 2012.
Daniel was 72-50 in his tenure as the Sugar Bears' leader, he was also twice named the league's Coach of the Year, earning the award this past season after the Sugar Bears went 14-2 in conference play for their first Division I conference championship.
At Marshall, Daniel succeeds Royce Chadwick, who was recently named the head coach at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.