Anthony Grant makes first addition to Dayton Flyers staff

Credit: Kevin C. Cox

Credit: Kevin C. Cox

Grant coached for 10 years at Florida with Darren Hertz

Darren Hertz will join new Dayton Flyers coach Anthony Grant’s staff, according to a source on Wednesday. The hire has not been officially announced.

Hertz is the first addition to Grant’s staff. He spent the last two seasons as a special assistant to head coach John Groce at Illinois. Groce was fired in March and is now the head coach at Akron.


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Hertz spent 19 seasons (1996-2015) at the University of Florida on head coach Billy Donovan’s staff. Grant was also on the same staff from 1996-2006. Hertz worked his way up from student graduate assistant to video coordinator to assistant head coach and director of basketball operations

Hertz is a native of Miami, Fla., like Grant. He attended Miami Killian High School and graduated from the University of Florida.

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