Josh Hutchinson
Josh  Hutchinson

Position:
Assistant Coach

Alma Matter:
Messiah College, 2004

Season:
Second

Graduated:
2004


Josh Hutchinson was named an assistant coach to the Rice Owls staff on April 21, 2015.

Hutchinson spent the past two seasons at the University of South Dakota where he served as an assistant under head women's basketball coach Amy Williams. During that time, Hutchinson helped guide the Coyotes to a 45-22 overall record and reach new heights the program had never seen. South Dakota advanced to its first NCAA Division I Tournament in 2014 after winning the Summit League Tournament. The squad's season came to an end against Final Four participant Stanford. In 2015 USD went 26-8 with a conference mark of 13-3 and played two rounds in the WNIT.

Hutchinson arrived at USD from American University, where he helped the Eagles to two Patriot League regular season titles and a 2012 WNIT berth. His duties included recruiting, working with post players, creating offseason development programs and serving as academic liaison.

Prior to American University, Hutchinson was the varsity boys coach at Christian Academy of Indiana in Albany, Ind., from 2008-10. He was an assistant coach at national powerhouse Montrose Christian School in Rockville, Md., from 2004-08, where he coached current NBA players Kevin Durant and Greivis Vasquez. He was also an administrative assistant for the men's basketball program at Towson University in 2006-07.

Hutchinson graduated from Messiah College in 2004, where he was a four-year letterwinner in basketball. Hutchinson and his wife Christina have one son, Nicholas (3), and a daughter, Isabelle, born in July 2014.


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