Richard Morgan “Mo” Cassara (born July 10, 1973) is an American basketball coach and was Hofstra University's men's head coach from 2010–2013. Cassara was named head coach on May 5, 2010, agreeing to a multi-year deal with the university[1]

Mo Cassara
Biographical details
Born (1973-07-10) July 10, 1973 (age 50)
Canton, New York, U.S.
Playing career
1993–1997St. Lawrence
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1997–1998Washington and Lee (asst.)
1998–1999The Citadel (asst.)
1999–2003Worcester Academy
2006–2010Boston College (asst.)
Head coaching record

Cassara is a graduate of Berkshire School,[2] Worcester Academy and St. Lawrence University. He previously served as the head coach at Worcester Academy and Clark University. In addition, he was an assistant coach at the University of Dayton and Boston College.

Cassara owns two restaurants in Point Lookout, NY- Mo'Nelisa Italian Restaurant and Point Ale House. He is married to News 12 reporter Elisa DiStefano.

References edit

  1. ^ Thamel, Pete (2010-05-05). "New Assistant Takes Over as Hofstra Basketball Coach". New York Times.
  2. ^ "Coach Mo Comes Back". 7 November 2014.