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Josh Merkel - Randolph-Macon College Men's Basketball Head Coach, 2022 D3 National Champions - Episode 626
Episode 62624th April 2022 • Hoop Heads • Hoop Heads Podcast Network
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Josh Merkel is the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia.  He just completed his 7th season by winning the Division 3 National Championship in 2022.  Merkel was named NABC Division 3 Coach of the Year, the ODAC Coach of the Year for the 5th consecutive season and was named the recipient of the Glenn Robinson Award for the second straight year which is presented annually to the top Division III head coach.  The Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 148-38 since Merkel took over in 2015.  His career record as a Head Coach stands at 209-79.

Merkel previously served as head coach at his alma mater, Salisbury, from 2011-2015. The Sea Gulls were 66-41 over those four years. 

Merkel was an assistant coach for five seasons at D1 Eastern Kentucky, for one season at Randolph-Macon, and served as a graduate assistant coach at West Virginia under head coach John Beilein.

Josh was a four-year letter winner in men’s basketball at Salisbury where averaged 9.3 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 98 games and served as a captain during his senior season.

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