Jan. 13, 2012
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IOWA CITY, Iowa – – University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery today announced that Al Seibert has joined the staff as video coordinator. Seibert replaces Ryan Bowen, who left in December for a coaching position with the Denver Nuggets.
“I’m excited to have Al Seibert join our Hawkeye staff,” said McCaffery. “I’ve known Al for nearly 20 years. He brings a wealth of experience and is knowledgeable about the game.”
“I’d like to thank Fran McCaffery for this opportunity,” said Seibert. “The most exciting thing about being here is the people, and the tradition. I believe that working with a coach like Fran McCaffery, with his experience and expertise, is going to help me grow as a coach and as a person.”
Seibert has 18 years of coaching experience, having most recently served as the head coach at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Conn., from 2005-10. He was at the University of Hartford for five seasons, four as an assistant (2000-04) and one as associate head coach (2004-05). Seibert was also an assistant coach at Western Kentucky (1994-98). Other stops include one season as a volunteer assistant coach at Duquesne (1992-93) and working as a basketball administrative assistant at Pittsburgh (1993-94).
Seibert also worked as a college basketball recruiting expert for Insiders Report from 1998-2000.
Seibert played collegiately at Frederick Community College (Md.) from 1981-83.