Here's a shout out to Justin Argenal:
Charleston, S.C.- Chuck Driesell completed his staff for the 2010-11 season on Tuesday when he named Justin Argenal as Director of Basketball Operations. Argenal joins the staff of Rob Burke, Damien Price and J.D. Powell who were named in May.
Argenal served as a graduate assistant at the University of Mississippi last season. In this role he focused on the academic success of student-athletes and implementation of individual workouts for off-season player development. He was an instrumental part of the Rebels 2009-10 NIT Final Four staff. Argenal has also served as a staff assistant for basketball camps held by Herb Sendek (Arizona State), Gary Williams (Maryland) and Kelvin Sampson (formerly of Indiana University).
"I am excited to have Justin join our staff after spending last year as a graduate assistant for University of Mississippi," said Driesell. "Justin comes to us highly recommended and has worked hard to develop a strong reputation amongst his peers. Justin is extremely motivated and I am very impressed with his passion to make our program one of the best in the country."
A native of Lafayette, Calif., Argenal was a four-year team captain at California State University, Chico, and is the school's all-time leader in steals and assists. He earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from CSU-Chico in 2009. Argenal completed his master's degree in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University (Irvine) in 2010.