What Can Siena Fans Expect With Their New Head Coach?
As the hiring of Jamian Christian becomes as official as it gets Wednesday afternoon with an introductory press conference, there's a little bit of a scouting report out on Siena's new head coach. From preferring a fast-paced style of play, fans will hope for an equally fast turnaround to the program.
The bitter taste of an 8-24 season and the resignation of Jimmy Patsos lingers, but Christian has the opportunity to re-energize the fan base as well as the players still in the program and the ones on the fringe i.e. those considering the transfer route.
Jamion Christian comes to Siena after six years as his alma mater's head coach. Christian led Mount Saint Mary's to two NCAA Tournaments, once in 2014 and again in 2017. Before taking the job at The Mount, the 36-year old Virginia native was an assistant coach at William & Mary and VCU.
Christian is known around the world of coaching and ESPN college basketball analyst and former Virginia Tech head coach Seth Greenberg gives us some insight into who Jamion Christian is: