University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s basketball coach Will Wade announced the hiring of Brooks Savage to the coaching staff as the director of basketball operations.
Savage served as an assistant coach at Presbyterian College last season and his responsibilities at UTC will include scheduling, travel and administrative aspects of the program.
“Brooks is a great fit for us,” Wade said in a UTC release. He is a high-energy guy with varied experiences on the bench. We are excited to have him on our staff.”
Savage coached at Northwest Florida State junior college. He also worked with the Tulane program in 2010-11 and at Tennessee in 2008-10. He earned his bachelor’s and masters degrees in sports management at the University of Tennessee.
David Uchiyama is a sports writer at the Chattanooga Times Free Press who began his tenure here in May 2001. His primary beats are UTC athletics — specifically men’s basketball and athletic department administration — and golf, which includes coverage from the PGA Tour to youth events. He also covers other high school sports, outdoor adventures, and contributes to other sections of the newspaper when necessary. David grew up in Salinas, Calif., and began working ...