North Bergen's Herenda new coach at FDU
Apr 25, 2013 | 3807 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print

NORTH BERGEN -- North Bergen native Greg Herenda has agreed to terms on a multi-year contract to become the new men’s basketball coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

The 52-year-old Herenda has been coaching college basketball for the last 30 years, the last five as the head coach at UMass-Lowell, where he posted a 95-54 record over that time.

Herenda was an assistant coach at Holy Cross, Yale, East Carolina and later Seton Hall, where he spent three seasons. He was also a basketball analyst on the YES Network, calling Ivy League games with broadcasting legend John Sterling.

Herenda, who grew up playing basketball on the 79th Street Courts in North Bergen, was a standout player at St. Peter’s Prep and Merrimack College.

Herenda will be introduced officially at a Friday morning press conference. – Jim Hague

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