Justin Mann enters his second season with the Eastern Nazarene men's basketball program.
The Lions posted a 19-6 overall record in 2013-14 en route to a second-place finish in the Commonwealth Coast Conference regular season standings with a 13-5 league mark. Jaylen Owens and Eric Lynch each earned All-Commonwealth Coast Conference honors in 2013-14.
Mann comes to Eastern Nazarene after serving as an assistant coach at Urbana University. Prior to his time with the Blue Knights, Mann worked at Meridian Community College as an assistant coach and at Metamora High School as the boys’ junior varsity head coach. He has also coached at the Bradley Basketball Camp, serving as a camp coach as well as a supervisor.
Mann graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications in 2009. He was a member of the Bearcats’ NCAA Division II men’s basketball program for two seasons. Mann spent one season at Kishwaukee College where he averaged 11 points, nine rebounds, three assists and two blocks. He began his collegiate career at Northland Community and Technical College, averaging 12 points and eight boards per game in one season with the Pioneers.