DePaul University has selected Chicago-based DHR International for its national search for the school’s next men’s basketball head coach. DHR’s Managing Partner and Global Sports Practice Leader Glenn Sugiyama will partner with Director of Athletics DeWayne Peevy on the national search.
“We have reached an agreement with DHR International to assist us in our process of finding the next head coach for DePaul men’s basketball,” said Peevy. “Led by Glenn Sugiyama, DHR will serve as the direct point of contact for any inquiries. The next time I hope you hear from me about our search is at the press conference announcing the new hire.”
DHR International is a globally recognized executive search firm, and its Sports Practice has led searches at numerous college and universities, professional organizations and corporations in the industry.
“As a young basketball coach, I worked at the Ray Meyer Basketball Camp during the summer and learned from the Hall of Fame coach,” said Sugiyama. “Now, I feel honored to have come full circle and be part of helping DePaul find their next great coach. DHR is a global firm headquartered in Chicago and we are proud and honored to work with a local prestigious BIG EAST institution like DePaul University.”
In Tuesday’s press conference, Peevy stated he understands the importance and significance of this search process. “As I’ve become acclimated to the city of Chicago, I understand the pride that this community takes in DePaul University and our men’s basketball team. It’s multigenerational. It has no regional boundaries,” said Peevy. “Whether I’m on the southside, the westside or the northside — Chicago wants DePaul to be great. I’m dreaming big dreams of being Chicago’s team again and I know many others are too.”
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