Josh Hurst
Josh Hurst
Title: Graduate Assistant Coach
Phone: (478) 445-1777
Year: Second Season
Previous College: Georgia College '11

Josh Hurst returns to the Bobcats for his second season as a graduate assistant coach.

Hurst played for the Bobcats from 2007-2011 and started for three seasons. The Bobcats had a record of 80-32 during his playing career, including a 53-21 mark in Peach Belt Conference (PBC) play. Hurst played on NCAA Tournament-qualifying teams in 2009 and 2010 including the 2010 PBC West Division Championship Team that went a perfect 10-0 in the division.

Hurst scored 603 points, grabbed 556 rebounds (sixth all time), and blocked 75 shots (fifth) in his career. Josh shot 42 percent (204-482) from the field, 37 percent (59-158) from the three, and 74 percent (136-183) from the line. A well-rounded student-athlete, he also earned a spot on the PBC All-Academic Team three years in a row.

Hurst will assist in all phases of the program including individual workouts, academic programs, scouting, and recruiting efforts. Originally from Athens, Ga., Hurst played at Clarke Central High School. He is pursuing a Master’s of Education in instructional technology.