After conducting a national search, Mississippi State has named Sam Purcell its next head coach.
We are excited to announce 𝙎𝙖𝙢 𝙋𝙪𝙧𝙘𝙚𝙡𝙡 as our new head coach‼️
✅ 19 years of coaching experience
✅ Elite recruiter
✅ Excels in player development
— Mississippi State WBK (@HailStateWBK) March 12, 2022
Purcell comes to Mississippi State after serving as an assistant coach at Lousiville since 2013. Since 2017, Purcell has been Jeff Waltz’s associate coach.
Mississippi State did reach out to Karl Smesko to gauge his interest, but Smesko opted to stay at FGCU.
More details to come.