Dayton coaches (left to right) Ricardo Greer, Anthony Grant, Anthony Solomon and James Kane stand for the national anthem before a game against Rhode Island on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at the Ryan Center in Kingston, R.I. David Jablonski/Staff
Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

Dayton’s Grant will help coach U-18 national team this summer

Grant joins staff that includes Bill Self and Danny Manning

Grant and Wake Forest coach Danny Manning will assist the head coach, Bill Self, of Kansas, in the FIBA Americas championship June 11-17 in St. Catherines, Canada.

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This is Grant’s second stint with USA Basketball. He was an assistant on the 2008 U-18 team.

“It is truly an honor to represent our country as a member of the USA Basketball U18 coaching staff,” Grant said in a press release. “I look forward to working with coach Self and coach Manning and preparing our young men to qualify for next year’s U19 World Cup. I have tremendous respect for Bill Self and the success he has had at every stop in his career. I am excited about this opportunity to work with him and help us win the FIBA Americas Championship. I have known Danny for several years and what he has been able to achieve as a player and now a coach is admirable. I respect him as a man and a coach, and look forward to being on this staff with him.”

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Training camp lasts from May 31-June 2 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The finalists for the team will be announced June 2. Training camp takes place June 3-8 in Colorado Springs.

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