NEWBERRY — Terence McCutcheon has been hired as the new assistant basketball coach at Newberry College.
McCutcheon replaces Rob Perron, who recently accepted the head coaching position at Catawba. McCutcheon played for Head Basketball Coach Dave Davis at Pfeiffer and was the team MVP is 2002.
“We are extremely excited to add coach McCutcheon to our basketball family,” said Davis. “He has a complete understanding of what we are all about and has seen it work on an extremely high level. I am confident he can help teach and preach to our young people to importance of hard work in building this program.”
McCutcheon comes to Newberry after a stint as athletic director and head basketball coach at J.S. Clark Leadership Academy in Opelousas, La., for the past two years, where he started the program.
His experience on the college level includes a stint as head women’s basketball coach at Caldwell Community College in Hudson, N.C. He also spent time as an assistant coach at Brevard in 2011 and at LSU-Eunice, where the Bengals went to the NJCAA Regional Semifinal in 2006.
The 35-year-old also spent time coaching in the high school ranks at Oak Hill High School in Hineston, La., in 2006-08 where the Rams made playoff appearances in both seasons.
As a player T-Mac starred at LeFlore HS in Mobile, Ala., where he was All-State and was the 6A Regional MVP. He played at JuCo national power College of Southern Idaho and Division I Nicholls State before transferring to Pfeiffer and finishing up his career.