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Ahmad

Dorsett

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Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: George Mason
Graduating Year: 2000

Bio

Ahmad Dorsett became an assistant men's basketball coach at North Carolina A&T under head coach Jay Joyner prior to the 2018-19 season. Dorsett will serve as the Aggies recruiting coordinator. He will also be in charge of skill development for point guards, community service, admissions and strength and conditioning. Dorsett spent seven seasons at nearby HPU before coming to N.C. A&T.

After one season at HPU, Dorsett helped the Panthers win the 2012-13 Big South Northern Division title and an appearance in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. The following season, Dorsett helped HPU win 12 of their final 14 games to win the Big South regular-season championship and an automatic bid to the National Invitation Tournament.

In 2014-15, the Panthers won a school-record 23 games overall and 13 conference contests.  The same season, HPU earned their first-ever postseason win. The Panthers won 13 conference games again the following season and they made the NIT for the second time in three seasons. In winning four straight regular-season Big South titles, Dorsett helped the Panthers become one of only four Division I programs to win four regular-season conference championships in a row.

Dorsett has also had assistant coaching stints at Longwood (2003-04), Mount Olive (2008-09), Bowie State (2009-10) and Mount St. Mary’s (2010-11). He was also the head coach at Freedom High School in Woodbridge, Va., for four seasons. Dorsett played collegiately at George Mason from 1996-2000. He was an All-Colonial Athletic Association rookie team member during his career to go along with eventually being a team captain.

Over Dorsett’s two seasons at George Mason, the Patriots were 19-35. They were 38-22 over the final two years of Dorsett’s career as they won two CAA regular-season titles, a CAA tournament title and made an NCAA tournament appearance in the same span. Hailing from Long Island, N.Y., Dorsett received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science and health promotion from George Mason in 2000.

Dorsett and his wife Debbie have three daughters: Leiannah, Ahmara & Timiah.

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