For longtime Gopher fans his name likely rings a bell, as Johnson is a former Gopher player turned coach. Prior to returning home, Johnson acted as an assistant coach on Tim Miles' University of Nebraska staff. While with the Huskers, the former Gopher captain assisted in all-day-to-day basketball-related duties while also serving as a recruiting coordinator.
After devoting the early part of his coaching career to Kevin Willard, spending three years with the current head coach at Seton Hall and his previous school, Iona, McHale made the move to work with Richard Pitino – both at Louisville and now Minnesota.
Young tagged alongside head coach Richard Pitino when he moved up north from Florida International University. Young was an assistant on Pitino’s FIU staff to take on the maroon and gold colors. Young assists in all aspects of the program including recruiting, scouting of opponents and