Phil Seymore enters his fifth season as an assistant basketball coach at Providence College. Seymore came to Providence after serving as assistant coach at the University of Richmond for three seasons. While at Richmond he was responsible for the team's recruiting and the offensive and defensive development of guards and wingmen. He also prepared scouting reports of the opposing teams for the Spiders.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and a graduate of Canisius College, Seymore began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Canisius in 1983 under his former coach Nick Macarchuk (a former PC assistant coach). After one season at Canisius, he went to Turner Carroll High School in Buffalo, N.Y. where he coached for four years, including two seasons as the head coach. His 1989-90 team at Turner won the State Catholic School Class C title and the 1988-89 squad captured the Manhattan Cup Championship. After leaving Turner Carroll High School in 1990, Seymore spent the next seven years as an assistant coach at Canisius.
Seymore began his collegiate playing career at Independence Junior College before transferring to Canisius. At Canisius, he averaged 16.8 points and 4.6 assists in two seasons as a point guard. Seymore was selected in the seventh round of the 1982 NBA draft by the New York Knicks. He played one season for Albany of the Continental Basketball Association where he earned 1983 All-Star honors.
Upon hiring Seymore, Head Coach Tim Welsh said, "I have a tremendous amount of respect for Phil. I competed against him at Canisius and I played against a lot of good players that he recruited. He is an excellent recruiter and a very good coach."
Seymore is married to the former Alicia Parker. They have one daughter Amani.
FULL NAME: Philip Seymore
FAMILY: Married, wife Alicia, daughter Amani
HIGH SCHOOL: Lower East Side Prep
COLLEGE: Canisius College `89
Bachelor of Science in Sociology
Assistant Coach, Providence College, 2000-present
Assistant Coach, University of Richmond, 1997-2000
Assistant Coach, Canisius College, 1990-97
Head Coach, Turner Carroll High School, 1988-90
Graduate Assistant Coach, Canisius, 1983-84
Official StoreOfficial Online
Ricky Council II Signs A NLI...
Providence College men's basketball coach Ed Cooley announced today (April 16) that student-athlete Ricky Council II (Durham, N.C.) signed a National Letter ...
Nate Leaman Radio Show...
Providence College men's ice hockey Head Coach Nate Leaman and Sports Radio WEEI 103.7 FM will hold the Nate Leaman Radio Show live TONIGHT (Monday, April 6)...
LaDontae Henton Plays In...
Providence senior forward LaDontae Henton (Lansing, Mich.) played for the East squad in the in the 2015 Reese's College All-Star Game at Lucas Oil Stadium in...
Kris Dunn Named CBS Sports.C...
It was announced on Tuesday, March 30 that Providence College sophomore guard Kris Dunn (New London, Conn.) was named to the CBS Sports.Com All-America Third...
LaDontae Henton And Kris...
It was announced on Monday, March 30 that Providence College senior forward LaDontae Henton (Lansing, Mich.) and sophomore guard Kris Dunn (New London, Conn....
Tyler Harris To Leave Men...
It was announced on Tuesday, March 24 that Providence College red-shirt junior forward Tyler Harris (Dix Hills, N.Y.) will graduate in May and will not...
Men's Basketball Falls...
The Providence College men's basketball team (22-12) fell to Dayton (26-8) in the Second Round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship on March 21 at the...
NCAA Second Round: Men's...
The Providence College men's basketball team met with media and held an open practice session on Thursday, March 19 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. ...