Men's Basketball Home Opener vs. Akron (Nov. 9, 2012)
Benny Moss is entering his second season as an assistant coach at Coastal Carolina University.
In Moss' first season with Coastal the Chanticleers made their first trip to the CollegeInsider.com Post Season Tournament. The Chants compiled a 19-12 record including a 12-6 mark in Big South Conference play. Two Chants were named second Team All-Conference while one went on to be named second team All-District by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
Moss most recently served as the head basketball coach at UNC Wilmington from 2006-2010. After a 7-22 campaign in his first season in 2006-07, Moss engineered one of the biggest turnarounds in the NCAA when the Seahawks went 20-13 in his second year at the helm in 2007-08. During his stint at UNC Wilmington he finished with an overall record of 41-74.
Before being named the head coach at Wilmington, Moss served six seasons as the top assistant for Bobby Lutz at UNC Charlotte, where the 49ers compiled a 114-69 record during his stay.
During his six years at Charlotte, the 49ers won two league titles, posted three 20-win seasons and advanced to four NCAA Tournaments.
Moss lettered two years at UNCC under head coach Jeff Mullins before transferring to Pfeiffer, where he played and later coached under Lutz. He was named to the 1990 Sun Belt Conference All-Freshman Team at UNCC, earned Academic All-American honors and was voted to the 1993 Carolinas Conference All-Tournament Team at Pfeiffer.
Moss served as an assistant coach at Pfeiffer for three seasons as the Falcons went 71-22. Pfeiffer won a pair of conference titles, advanced to two NAIA National Tournaments that included a runner-up finish in 1995.
Moss earned his Bachelor's Degree in business administration from Charlotte in 1992 and completed his M.B.A at Pfeiffer in 1994.
He and his wife, Dee Dee, have a son, Duane, and a daughter, Courtney.