Athletic director Paul Hogan announced his retirement on Sunday, ending his 43-year career in education and athletics, including the last 23 years at NHTI as head men’s basketball coach and athletic director.
Hogan’s teaching, coaching and administrative career includes stops along the way at Woodsville, Litchfield, Laconia, Plymouth State and Spaulding High School in Rochester before coming to NHTI in 1999.
The legendary coach and world leader in athletics leaves a strong and lasting legacy in NH sports circles with his coaching resume and the development of NHTI into a small college sports powerhouse.
“NHTI has been a very special place for 23 years,” Hogan said. “My time with our Lynx will always be appreciated. I look forward to continuing my relationship with NHTI in a different role as we enter a new chapter in my life.
Here are some career highlights from one of NH’s most legendary coaches and leaders in sports:
■ 649 college basketball wins (513 at NHTI, 136 at Plymouth State)
■ Two USCAA National Championship titles (2005 and 2020)
■ A USCAA National final (2002)
■Five YSCC tournament titles
■Five YSCC Tournament Finalists
■Six YSCC Regular Season Championships
■ LEC Coach of the Year (1991 and 1998)
■ USCAA Coach of the Year (2002 and 2018)
■YSCC Coach of the Year in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2018
■ Inducted into the Plymouth State Hall of Fame (2007)
■ NHTI Hall of Fame Inductee (2020)
■ USCAA Athletic Director of the Year (2013)
Hogan is also responsible for running numerous basketball camps and tournaments throughout the state, and NHTI’s Sports Management Department has been in charge of the annual Capital Region Basketball Tournament for several years. .
Hogan will officially retire from NHTI on August 1. He will step down as a full-time athletic director and men’s basketball coach, but will continue as an adjunct professor in sports management and business at NHTI.