During Vandross' time at Charlotte, the 49ers captured the 2013 Great Alaska Shootout and 2014 Puerto Rico Tip-Off titles and earned a bid to the 2013 NIT. In 2013-14, the 49ers received votes in the AP and the Coaches Polls for the first time since December of 2009. In 2012-13, the 49ers won 21 games which marked the program's first 20-win season since 2007-08. Charlotte posted another winning season in 2013-14, giving the 49ers back-to-back winning campaigns for the first time since 2007. In addition, Charlotte posted a victory over a top 15 program in three of his five seasons.
Vandross joined BU's staff in 1997 and helped the Terriers to four postseason appearances, including one NCAA Tournament and three NIT appearances. He also coached four American East Rookies of the Year and nine All-America East First Team selections.
Prior to BU, Vandross served as an assistant coach at Massasoit Community College for one season. Vandross was an assistant coach at Brockton (Mass.) High School in 1995. He also has been involved at the state and AAU levels. Vandross spent the 1993 and the 1994 seasons as the head coach of the South Shore Tigers AAU Team and was the head coach for the Coastal Region Team at the 1996 Bay State Games.
A graduate of American International College (AIC) in Springfield (Mass.) in 1992, Vandross ranks 13th in scoring at AIC and is third on the career assist list.
Vandross and his wife, Deirdre, have twins, Darius and Madison.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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