Hotaling is the ninth head coach in the history of the West Haven, Conn., program.
Hotaling is a former assistant with the Chargers, as well as nearby Yale University.
While at EKU, with the Colonels qualifying for a pair of post-season appearances, Hotaling’s main responsibilities including working with the guards and coordinating recruiting efforts.
“I am honored to be named the head men’s basketball coach at the University of New Haven,” Hotaling said in a New Haven press release. “I want to thank Debbie Chin (UNH athletic director) for giving me the opportunity to lead the program. Throughout the entire process it was evident that this is an impressive university with great support and I am excited to start working right away.
“For the past 12 years I have been fortunate to work with great people, coaches and players. It is their success and support that has enabled me to attain this position. The most important factor for success at the college level is getting the right people in the program. Our number one priority will be to attract quality student-athletes that can be successful on the floor and in the classroom and that will represent the University of New Haven in a first-class manner.”
Hotaling’s Coaching Experience
Adelphi (Assistant Coach, 1998-99)
Yale (Assistant Coach, 1999-00)
New Haven (Assistant Coach, 2000-01)
Yale (Assistant Coach, 2001-05)
Eastern Kentucky (Assistant Coach, 2005-2010)