Fleming Named Cumberland Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach

Fleming Named Men's Basketball Assistant Coach
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Lebanon, Tenn.– Cumberland men’s basketball coach Eric Evans II announces the hiring of Ross Fleming IV as the full-time assistant coach, effective immediately.

Evans spoke highly of Fleming saying, “we are extremely excited to have Ross join our team. He brings experience at the division I level that will help our program succeed. I see him doing great things with our developmental team and I trust that he will help preserve the culture we have developed here at Cumberland.”

The Nashville native spent four years at Howard University in the head manager position for the men’s basketball team. He served a program that saw three rookie of the year recipients, two conference players of the year, and an AP Honorable Mention All-American.

Fleming also spent time with the UT Martin men’s basketball team in the head video coordinator position. His duties included providing statistical analysis for performance improvement and conducting player workout regimens.

Fleming previously served as the director of player development for the Battle Ground Academy boy’s basketball program. He worked as the varsity assistant, junior varsity head coach for three seasons.

He earned his Bachelor of Science in Human Performance-Sports Medicine  from Howard in 2020 and went on to get a Master’s Degree of Sport Administration from Belmont in 2023.

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