Logan Liberty enters his third year as an assistant coach on Jeff Juron’s men’s basketball coaching staff.
Over his first two seasons on the Rams’ bench, Liberty furthered his education with a Master’s Degree in Administration of Higher Education, which he completed in December 2016, while working in the Athletic Department as a graduate assistant.
With his degree already accomplished, Liberty was a main ingredient to the most successful Suffolk men’s basketball season in over a decade. In his second season as an assistant coach, he helped the Rams capture the most victories (15-12) since 2001-02, while winning the most conference competitions (9-7) since 2005-06 to grab the sixth seed in the league tournament. In Suffolk’s sixth straight post-season appearance Liberty helped the blue-and-gold make a semifinals run, the deepest post-season journey in the Juron era, further the Rams went to GNAC glory since 2005-06 and fourth-ever trip to the league semis.
Suffolk was rewarded for its success on the hardwood as a record number of Rams were recognized by the conference. Brendan Mulson’s GNAC Rookie of the Year award highlighted the trio of student-athletes acknowledge, while Thomas Duffy (second team) and Michael Hagopian (third team) were also praised for their playing performances. With spots on the all-conference team, Duffy and Hagopian became the first pair to pick up all-league nods in the same season since 2005-06.
On the bench in 2016-17, Liberty helped Suffolk to a 7-19 overall mark, 6-12 league ledger and fifth straight trip to the GNAC Tourney. Along the way, the first-year assistant coach, helped Michael Hagopian take home All-GNAC second team honors after the sophomore put out a standout season that featured back-to-back 30-plus point games, a first for a Ram in a decade. Liberty also aided in Suffolk’s first-ever GNAC Institutional Sportsmanship Award, while the Rams stood out in the classroom, garnering NABC Team Academic Excellence for the first time.
Straight off the court from a four-year career with the Rams’ GNAC competitor Lasell, Liberty brings a fresh players perspective and a wealth of conference knowledge to a well-balanced coaching staff.
As a player with the Lasers, the 6-foot-8 forward immediately made an impact as a freshman and continuously contributed up to his final campaign as a senior in 2015-16, in which he started every contest. Over his storied four-year career, Liberty saw action in 85 games averaging 5.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per contest.
A Duxbury, Vermont, product Liberty established his playing roots at Harwood Union, where he earned varsity status in baseball and basketball.
The son of Todd and Andra Liberty, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management with a minor in coaching from Lasell in May 2016.