University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Enlists Collegiate Consulting for Head Men’s Basketball Coach Search


BALTIMORE, MD (April 20, 2016) – The University of Maryland Baltimore County enlisted the services of Collegiate Consulting in its recent search for a new Head Coach for the men’s basketball program. The search concluded with the hiring of Ryan Odom, UMBC announced at a press conference on April 7, 2016. Odom, previously the Head Coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University, succeeds Aki Thomas as Head Coach of the Retrievers.
Collegiate Consulting worked closely with Athletic Director Tim Hall, UMBC administration, and the search committee to create a strong, diverse pool of applicants and provided support throughout the process. Additionally, the firm aided in the development of the job listing as well as candidate recruitment and vetting.
Russell Wright, Collegiate Consulting Managing Director, remarked that “we are grateful for the opportunity to have worked with UMBC on this search. We congratulate both them and Coach Odom on stepping into this next chapter for Retriever basketball.”

About Collegiate Consulting: Collegiate Consulting is a comprehensive solutions-based consulting company focused exclusively on the collegiate marketplace. Since its inception, Collegiate Consulting has worked with over 500 institutions to provide analysis and solutions to its partners across a wide array of complex issues. Featuring a team of experienced and proven individuals, Collegiate Consulting enables athletic departments and conferences to increase revenue, create efficiencies and maximize operations to succeed and prosper in a diverse climate.