West Virginia University has already started interviewing head coach candidates, according to a source.
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — According to a source, West Virginia will interview two candidates today to replace Bob Huggins as the next head coach of the Mountaineers.
Jerrod Calhoun, 41, is the current head coach at Youngstown State and reportedly interviewed with WVU today via Zoom. Calhoun was an assistant at West Virginia from 2007-2012, the head coach at Fairmont State from 2012-2017 and has been at Youngstown State since then, where he has a 96-96 record there in 6 seasons.
In addition to Calhoun, West Virginia is also reportedly interviewing Andy Kennedy today, the current head coach at University of Alabama at Birmingham. Kennedy, 55, is a former Bob Huggins’ assistant at Cincinnati and the former head coach at Ole Miss. His interview was also conducted via ZOOM. Kennedy has an impressive 78-25 record in his last three seasons at UAB.
West Virginia is also expected to interview Ben McCollum, the current head coach at Northwest Missouri State, among others during the process. It’s important that Wren Baker makes a decision quickly in order to keep the talented Mountaineers’ roster today.
Stay tuned to The Voice of Morgantown for more information as it becomes available.
SOURCE: Jerrod Calhoun and Andy Kennedy interviewing via ZOOM today for the vacant head coaching position at #WVU
— The Voice of Morgantown (@voicemorgantown) June 19, 2023