Aug. 15, 1997
Phillips Joins Administration
Assistant men's basketball coach Jim Phillips has been named Assistant Director of Development at Arizona State University, leaving head coach Bill Frieder's staff after seven years of service. Phillips will assist ASU Associate AD Vic Cegles. Taking Phillips' place on Frieder's staff will be former Sun Devil Eli Lopez.
Phillips joined Frieder's staff in 1991 as a graduate assistant and was an assistant coach since 1992. His numerous responsibilities included scouting, on-campus recruiting, monitoring academic progress and defensive coaching.
Phillips, 30, is a 1989 graduate of Illinois and earned his master's degree at ASU in 1992.
Men's Basketball - Hired Eli Lopez as assistant coach
Diving - Hired Mark Bradshaw as head coach
Hall of Fame - Announced that Danielle Ammaccapane, Vernon Maxwell, Kim Neal, Rick Walker and Lisa Zeis will be inducted November 15
Sports Information - Hired Sean Moore and Julie Reuvers as assistant directors
Sports Medicine - Hired David Montelongo and Casey Smith as assistant athletic trainers
Men's Tennis - Signed Peter Dani (Budapest, Hungary)
Wrestling - Signed David Douglas (Dolton, Ill.)