Aspenite joins Georgia State staff |

Aspenite joins Georgia State staff

Georgia State University basketball coach Rod Barnes recently announced the hirings of two men – Aspen’s Jeff Conarroe and Scepter Brownlee of Indiana – to fill out his staff.Conarroe, a native of the valley and a graduate of Aspen High School, was named director of basketball operations. He rejoins Barnes in Atlanta after a one-year hiatus; Conarroe worked for Barnes for three seasons at Ole Miss, first as a graduate assistant while he completed his MBA, and then as a full-time member of the staff. In addition to other duties at Ole Miss, Conarroe was responsible for coordinating the Rebels’ video program. “Jeff was an important hire for me because he knows my vision and how to get us there,” Barnes said in a statement released by the university. “His multi-dimensional skills and knowledge of how to get things done right will be an asset for our program.”Conarroe attended Colorado College, where he was a three-year letterman and senior captain of the men’s basketball team. After completing his undergraduate degree, he was hired as an assistant coach for the Tigers.Brownlee, a former point guard at the University of San Francisco, will be an assistant coach. He brings four years of collegiate coaching experience to the Panthers. He most recently worked as an assistant at Southern Missouri State University. Prior to that stint, he spent a season as a graduate manager for the University of Tennessee’s Southeastern Conference eastern division championship team.

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