MEET COACH PAUL HOGAN
A New Hampshire native dedicated to teaching and coaching his entire professional career, Paul Hogan has been recognized as one of the premier instructors of the game of basketball in the New England area. For the past 25 plus years, Coach Hogan has been coaching basketball at many different levels, directing camps and clinics in New Hampshire to improve basketball skills, develop positive self-esteem and to learn the necessary ingredients to be a successful member of a "team."
NHTI captured the USCAA national championship in 2005 completing a record setting 31-3 season defeating Golden State Baptist 72-70 in the Division II championship game. Hogan's basketball teams are well known for their relentless fast paced style of play and aggressive full court defensive effort.
On February 18, 2006, Coach Hogan surpassed the 300th career win milestone with a 89-79 win over rival Vermont Technical College in the semi-finals of the Yankee Small College Conference tournament. Hogan's Capitals went on to win the tournament championship upsetting Hesser College in the finals 84-80 at the host site in South Portland, Maine.
The NHTI Lynx are recognized as a leader in small college hoops comprising winning seasons and a program that is often visited for recruiting purposes by Division II and Division III coaches. In 2002, NHTI was the USCAA Division II National Runner-Up finishing with an astonishing 29-4 record. Hogan's NHTI teams have become recognized as teams that will competed for the USCAA national tourney the last four years.
In his eight years at Plymouth State College, Paul Hogan composed the highest winning percentage of any men's basketball coach in the school's history at 136-80. His unique coaching style and dedication to the fundamentals of the game guided the Plymouth State Panthers to postseason play in the prestigious NCAA Tournament and numerous ECAC berths. Hogan was recognized as the Little East Coach of the Year in 1991 and 1998. In 2013, Hogan was recognized as the YSCC Coach of the Year.