Steven DeMeo
Position: Associate Head Coach
Phone: (516) 463-6594
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Steven DeMeo enters his third season as a member of the Hofstra Men's Basketball coaching staff in 2012-13, serving in the role of associate head coach. 

DeMeo joined the Pride with 14 years of experience as a Division I assistant coach, including one season at Central Florida in 2008-09, 10 years at Providence from 1998 to 2008 (earning the title of associate head coach in 2004), and three years at Iona from 1995 to 1998.

In the season prior to coming to Hofstra (2009-10), DeMeo served as the head coach at Newberry College, a Division II school in South Carolina. While at Central Florida in 2008-09, he helped coach guard Jermaine Taylor, who was the nation's third-leading scorer (26.2 ppg).

As an assistant at Providence and Iona, DeMeo helped his teams to eight postseason berths (five NIT, three NCAA). DeMeo was recognized as one of the top 25 assistant coaches in the country by in 2007. He also played a key role in recruiting first-team All-American forward Ryan Gomes, who has played for the Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA. 

While at Providence, DeMeo coached NBA first round pick MarShon Brooks.  Now in his second season in the NBA with the Brooklyn Nets, Brooks was a member of the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2012.

Prior to becoming a Division I assistant, DeMeo served for two years as the head coach of Monroe Junior College in the Bronx, which he led to a 53-8 record in two seasons.  He was named the Region XV Coach of the Year after both seasons at Monroe, while his 1994-95 team finished the regular season as the top-ranked team in the country after leading the nation in scoring (92 points per game).

In addition, DeMeo also served as the head coach at Bronx Community College from 1990 to 1993, leading the Broncos to a conference championship. He also worked as an assistant coach at LIU-C.W. Post on Long Island in 1989-90 and as an assistant at Queensboro Community College in 1988-89.

DeMeo graduated from the University of Buffalo with a degree in management, and is also a graduate of Cardozo High School in New York.

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