Umar Shannon has been hired as an assistant coach at Saint Francis University (PA).
The Atlantic City, N.J. native played at Saint Francis before completing his college career at Quinnipiac University. Upon graduating in 2014, Shannon competed in the inaugural Gotham Hoops Invitational.
He continued his career professionally in Kosovo, averaging 12.9 points and 5.4 assists per game as a rookie in 2014-15.
As Shannon returns to his alma matter, his responsibilities include developing the Red Flash perimeter players and assisting with recruiting efforts.