The 2018-19 campaign marks the first season for Dave Fedor as an assistant coach at Robert Morris University.
Fedor, a native of Hamilton, N.J., joined the RMU staff after spending the last four years with the Hoop Group in Neptune, N.J. He served as the Assistant Director of Team Tournaments in 2014-15 before being promoted to Director of Team Tournaments, a role he held for the last three years.
While with the Hoop Group, Fedor was the event coordinator for eight premier grassroots AAU team tournaments, which featured over 2,500 teams from 30 different states. He also served as the event coordinator for six premier high school showcases, which featured elite teams from Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Fedor also spent the 2014-15 season as an assistant coach at Georgian Court University. While an assistant with the Lions in Lakewood, N.J., Fedor served as the program’s recruiting coordinator, was responsible for opponent scouting and player development and was the director of GCU camps and clinics.
A 2012 graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in sports management, Fedor got his start in the coaching profession by serving as a graduate assistant with the Scarlet Knights from 2012-14. In that role he managed and maintained a recruiting database and schedule for all coaches, monitored academic progress and coordinated community service projects for the program.
Fedor was also in charge of hiring and training student managers while a graduate assistant at Rutgers and also served as the director of summer and team camps for the Scarlet Knights. While serving as a graduate assistant, Fedor earned a Master of Labor and Employment Relations degree in 2014.
In his second season with Robert Morris University in 2018-19 is Tray Woodall. He is in his first season as an assistant coach after spending last year as Director of Basketball Operations for the program. He was promoted to assistant coach in April of 2018.
A native of Paterson, N.J., by way of the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, N.Y., Woodall joined Robert Morris after spending the 2016-17 campaign as an assistant coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). In his first year coaching, Woodall helped guide the Crimson Hawks to an overall record of 28-4 (.875), including a mark of 21-1 (.955) in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). IUP advanced to the second round of the 2017 NCAA Division II Tournament.
Woodall, a 2013 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and a minor in communications, joined the IUP coaching staff after a professional career that saw him play in Turkey, Greece and Kosovo as well as Mexico.
While a member of the Panthers, Woodall appeared in 139 career contests, including 75 starts. He produced averages of 8.0 points, 4.2 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game while shooting 41.6 percent from the field. He concluded his career with totals of 1,108 points, 580 assists and 116 steals and is one of just seven players in program history to eclipse career totals of 1,000 points and 500 assists.
As a senior, Woodall was named to the 2013 All-Big East Third Team after averaging 11.5 points, 5.0 assists and 1.2 steals per game. As a junior, Woodall led Pitt to the 2012 College Basketball Invitational (CBI) championship by averaging 13.7 points and 7.0 assists in six games, including a double-double with 15 points and 11 assists in an 82-61 victory over Princeton.
Mike Iuzzolino is in his third season as an assistant coach at Robert Morris University in 2018-19.
Iuzzolino, a native of Altoona, Pa., joined the Robert Morris staff after spending two seasons as an assistant coach under head coach Jim Baron at Canisius. Iuzzolino served as the director of basketball operations with the Golden Griffins in 2012-13 before holding the same position at New Mexico in 2013-14.
Iuzzolino began his collegiate playing career at Penn State before transferring to Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pa. In two seasons with the Red Flash from 1989 to 1991, Iuzzolino scored 1,346 points. He was named the 1991 Northeast Conference (NEC) Player of the Year after leading SFU to 24 wins, a school record, and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Iuzzolino was the only player in the country in 1990-91 to average more than 20 points per game (24.1), shoot better than 50 percent (.542) from the field, 50 percent from beyond the arc (.528) and 80 percent (.887) at the free-throw line.
Upon completion of his career with the Red Flash, Iuzzolino was drafted in the second round of the 1991 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft by the Dallas Mavericks as the 35th overall selection. He played two seasons in Dallas, producing per game averages of 9.0 points, 4.3 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 122 career contests. During the 1991-92 campaign, Iuzzolino ranked fourth in the NBA in three-point field goal percentage (.434).
Iuzzolino played two seasons in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) with the Fort Wayne Fury (1993-94) and the Rapid City Thrillers (1994-95) before concluding his professional career with stints overseas in Italy, Greece and Spain.
Iuzzolino began his coaching career as an assistant with the Duquesne women's program from 2005-07 before spending a year in the same capacity with George Mason. He joined the men's coaching staff at Saint Vincent College in 2008 and spent four years with the Bearcats as Associate Head Coach before joining the staff at Canisius.
A two-time Academic All-America First Team selection (1990, 1991) by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), Iuzzolino was named the 1991 CoSIDA Academic All-America Player of the Year. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and secondary education from Saint Francis U in 1991.
Iuzzolino and his wife, Dana, have two children, Michael and Olivia, and reside in Wexford, Pa.
Director of Basketball Operations
In his first season with Robert Morris University and making a return to his alma mater in 2018-19 is former guard Jimmy Langhurst, who was named Director of Basketball Operations in June of 2018.
Langhurst, a native of Willard, Ohio, spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, N.Y. During that span, the Dolphins posted an overall record of 59-31 (.656), including a mark of 41-19 (.683) in the Northeast 10 Conference.
Last season, Langhurst helped Le Moyne post an overall record of 27-7 (.794), including a mark of 18-2 (.900) in the NE10. The Dolphins won the 2018 Southwest Division championship and also went on to win the 2018 NE10 Conference Tournament championship with a 69-63 victory over Saint Anselm. In the 2018 NCAA Division II Tournament, the Dolphins advanced to the Elite 8 in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Langhurst was named to the 2017-18 Under Armour 30-under-30 squad by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) in May of 2018, which recognizes a group of up-and-coming coaches under the age of 30. That honor came on the heels of Langhurst ranking No. 9 in the Top 25 NCAA Division II Assistant Coaches by coachstat.net.
Prior to joining the staff at Le Moyne, Langhurst served as an assistant coach with Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) during the 2014-15 campaign. That season, the Crimson Hawks posted an overall record of 31-7 (.816), including a 17-5 mark in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC).
IUP earned an at-large berth in the 2015 NCAA Division II Tournament, claiming the Atlantic Region championship with a 77-74 victory over West Liberty. The Crimson Hawks eventually reached the title game of the 2015 NCAA Division II Tournament, falling to Florida Southern, 77-62, in Evansville, Ind.
In four years with the Colonials, Langhurst appeared in 90 games, earning 74 starts. He finished with 781 career points, converting 40.6 percent (157-for-387) of his attempts from beyond the arc and 84 percent (142-for-169) at the free-throw line. A two-time captain, Langhurst appeared in the 2008 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) and a pair of NCAA Tournaments (2009, 2010) with Robert Morris.
In the RMU record book, Langhurst ranks seventh all-time for career three-point field goal percentage. He is one of five Colonials in program history to finish a game perfect from beyond the arc, going 5-for-5 from deep in an 88-61 victory @ Florida International (11/29/07). In that contest he finished with 19 points, concluding the game a perfect 7-for-7 from the floor.
Upon conclusion of his career with the Colonials, Langhurst spent the 2011-12 campaign with the Sheffield Sharks of the British Basketball League (BBL). That year he led the team and ranked sixth in the league in points per game (19.2) while shooting 45.9 percent from international waters and 92.4 percent at the stripe.
Langhurst graduated from Robert Morris in May of 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in social science and resides in Robinson Township, Pa.
Director of Basketball Administration
The 2018-19 season marks the second year for Brian Urso as Director of Basketball Administration at Robert Morris University.
Urso joined the staff at RMU after spending the 2016-17 campaign as an assistant coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Last season the Crimson Hawks compiled an overall record of 28-4 (.875), including a mark of 21-1 (.955) in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). IUP advanced to the second round of the 2017 Division II NCAA Tournament.
Prior to his appointment at IUP, Urso spent two seasons at Chatham University as an assistant coach among other duties, including assistant athletic director, sports information director and compliance officer, from 2014 to 2016. He served as the first assistant coach for a program that launched in 2015-16.
Between 2009 and 2016, Urso, a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., served as the director of the Pittsburgh Nets AAU Basketball Organization. During his time with the Nets, Urso helped place student-athletes with Division I, Division II and Division III institutions, including Navy, South Carolina and Duquesne at the Division I level.
Urso has also worked various summer basketball camps, including the Hoop Group Elite and Academic Elite Camps, the Hoop Group Bob Hurly Camp and the Duke University Summer Camp.
A 2009 graduate of Point Park University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education, Urso is currently pursing a Master of Science degree in sport management and intercollegiate athletic administration from California University of Pennsylvania. He resides in Baden, Pa., with his wife, Karlie, and their daughters, Regina and Rosalia.
Director of Basketball Performance
In his first full season with the Robert Morris University men’s basketball program as director of basketball performance is Dennis Cuturic, who joined the staff in December of 2017. In his role with the Colonials, Cuturic oversees all strength & conditioning of RMU basketball student-athletes as well as guidance in proper nutrition and sleep patterns.
Cuturic joined the RMU staff after spending seven years in the same capacity at Duquesne. While with the Dukes, he developed and implemented year round physical and mental performance training for both the men’s and women’s programs. He helped coordinate and scheduled nutrition education throughout the season.
Prior to joining the Duquesne staff, Cuturic served as an assistant strength & conditioning coach with Cleveland State during the 2009-10 season. In his role with the Vikings, Cuturic assisted and developed programs for the men’s and women’s basketball, softball, volleyball, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s golf teams. He oversaw and supervised all weight room training, including Olympic weight lifting techniques, plyometrics, power, speed, agility and functional assessment while also assisting in nutrition education.
Cuturic got his career started at Utah State University during the 2008-09 campaign, serving as the head graduate assistant strength & conditioning coach for the Aggies. It was at Utah State that Cuturic earned a Master of Science in health and human movement in 2010. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Cuturic earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science in 2007 from Cleveland State.
A former basketball player, Cuturic spent two years as a member of the Croatian National Basketball League with KK Zrinjevac and KK Karlovac from 2000 to 2002. He played point guard.
Cuturic and his wife, Jacquelyn, reside in Coraopolis, Pa., with their sons, Ilija and Neven, and their daughter, Quinn.