Leroy Hammett Enters his 5th year as an assistant coach for men's basketball. A native of Manning, South Carolina and Graduate of Benedict College, located in Columbia South Carolina.
Leroy is in charge of Game Scouting and Player Development for Men’s Basketball. Leroy comes to Penn State Wilkes Barre with 3 years of coaching experience from Cecil College where he worked under Coach Leshawn Hammett.
Leroy Hammett is the father of Head Coach LeShawn Hammett.
Leroy Hammett Is Married To Janice Hammet and They Have 4 Kids together. Coach Hammett resides in the Bronx, NY during the offseason.
“Pops has been a great addition to my staff. His Experience, Knowledge for the game and Mentor-ship have all been key components in my time at Cecil College. I Look forward in having him apart of my staff and building a successfull program here at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Leroy’s dedication to the players, staff and program has been outstanding. His experience in scouting and player development will give us an edge as we move forward in building our program. Leroy’s Presence and spiritual guidance has given me, our coaching staff as well as the players an outlet to grow and form a family environment throughout the program.” - Coach LeShawn Hammett