Eric Youncofski is in his first season at Connecticut, hired as the Director of Basketball Operations.
Youncofski, 24, originally from Middletown, N.J., was a member of the Rhode Island basketball team under Hurley for three seasons, 2012-15. He earned his degree from URI in Public Relations, with a minor in Leadership Studies, in three years, graduating in 2015. While an undergrad, he was an Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll recipient every year and was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court in 2014-15.
After graduating, Youncofski spent two years as a graduate assistant and video coordinator on Hurley staff before his promotion to Director of Basketball Operations last year.