MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE NAMES BEN NEWBERG HEAD COACH OF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Ben Newberg enters his first season at the helm of the Medgar Evers College women's basketball program. Newberg has a plethora of experience in both men's and women's college basketball. Newberg has been on staff at the NCAA Division I, II &III levels, also a Junior College coach for both men and women. In college, Newberg was the student manager for the SUNY Albany Great Danes under head coach Will Brown. Newberg started his college coaching career at SUNY New Paltz as the top assistant men's basketball coach. He then went on to assistant coaching positions at SUNY Sullivan, Mercy College and City College of New York. In 2015, Newberg was appointed Head Women's Basketball Coach at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC). In his first season he guided the team to both post-seasons (CUNYAC & Region XV). In 2016-17, BMCC finished with a 20-7 record overall, the best record in over a decade for the women's program. That season also including two championship final appearances in the CUNYAC & Region XV. In the 2017-18 season, BMCC had their best CUNYAC record (8-2) under coach Newberg and finished 18-7 on the year including another championship appearance in the CUNYAC. In 2010, Newberg received a B.A. in English from SUNY Albany and continued his education to receive his master's degree in Business Administration from Mercy College in 2014. Off the court, Newberg is a basketball teacher and athletic director for Success Academy Charter School. We welcome Coach Newberg and are excited for the future of Women's Basketball here at Medgar Evers College.