Marlon Stewart Awarded Rising Coaches Lifetime Award
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State men's basketball assistant coach Marlon Stewart was awarded the Rising Coaches Lifetime Award on Tuesday.
Rising Coaches, established in 2010, is an inclusive membership-based community for basketball coaches of all levels. The lifetime award honors those who have given a lifetime of service to improving the coaching profession.
"It's such an honor to be recognized by an organization like Rising Coaches," Stewart said. "They've played a role in the development of so many young aspiring people in our profession including my own.
"I'm extremely thankful for the recognition and the role Adam Gordon and Rising Coaches have played in the betterment of college basketball."
Other recipients of the award include Chris Hollender of Missouri, Trey Meyer of Battle Ground Academy, Jimmie Oakman of the Long Island Nets and Heather Macy of Greensboro College.
"These coaches have dedicated hundreds of hours to giving back to our profession and have helped countless coaches in the process," said Rising Coaches CEO Adam Gordon. "Marlon helped us found our organization back in 2010. He possesses a unique blend of authenticity, humility and extreme competence. His rapid ascension through the coaching profession is well deserved and not a surprise to any of us in the organization."
Rising Coaches assists by providing relationships, development and job opportunities to more than 1,500 members. For more information on Rising Coaches, visit www.risingcoaches.com.
Oregon State Athletics strives to Build Excellent Authentic Visionary Student-Athletes (Go BEAVS).