February 12th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of current assistant coach Melvin Felix as the new head men’s basketball coach. He has been the lead assistant at EMU under Coach Kirby Dean the past seven seasons. Felix will take over the reins of the program on March 1. Dean recently announced he would step down at the end of the current season. After a standout playing career at ODAC-rival Roanoke College, Felix joined the EMU staff before the 2011-12 season. Along with his involvement in all aspects of the Runnin Royals program, he also leads the developmental program. EMU Director of Athletics Dave King said he was excited to have Felix step into the head coaching position. – augustafreepress.comRead More

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