Kevin Kurbec, a 2002 graduate of the College, enters his second season as the associate director of player development under Ed Cooley.
Kurbec returned to Providence College after spending three seasons as an assistant coach at Bryant University for Head Coach Tim O'Shea. Kurbec's duties at Bryant included individual guard development, recruiting and opponent scouting. Kurbec also served as Director of the Bryant University Team Camp each summer.
Prior to working at Bryant, Kurbec spent 10 years at Providence College working with the men's basketball program for Head Coach Tim Welsh. Kurbec was the Director of Basketball Operations for three seasons and was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the office. Another major component of his job was monitoring the team's academic progress and serving as the liaison with the office of academic services. Kurbec also served as the co-director of the Tim Welsh Summer Basketball Camp.
Kurbec spent three seasons (2002-05) as a graduate assistant with the men's basketball program. As a graduate assistant for the program, he oversaw the student managers, coordinated the team's meals at home and was responsible for the organization of the game scouting. Kurbec also served as the film exhange coordinator for the Friars.
As an undergraduate, Kurbec served as a manager for the squad for four years, including his junior and senior seasons when he was the head student manager. As a student manager, he assisted in many aspects of the program, including the ordering, issuance and care taking of the team's equipment and gear.
He and his wife, Melissa, and their son, Cameron, and two two daughters, Kyra and Caylee, reside in Cumberland, R.I.
FULL NAME: Kevin Kurbec
BIRTHDATE: July 29, 1980
FAMILY: Wife, Melissa; Son, Cameron (1); Daughters, Kyra (3), Caylee (1)
HIGH SCHOOL: Smithfield `98
COLLEGE: Providence College `04 - Master's Degree in Business
Providence College `02 - Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy, minor in Finance
Assoc. Dir. Of Player Development, Providence College, 2011-Present
Assistant Coach, Bryant University, 2008-11
Dir. of Basketball Operations, Providence College, 2005-08
Grad Assistant, Providence College, 2002-05
Manager, Providence College, 1998-2002