Runnin' Utes Basketball Camps
Associate head coach is in the fourth year of his second stint on the Utah staff. Four-year starter for the Runnin' Utes at point guard (1986-88, ’90). After graduating in exercise and sport science, spent three years as a graduate assistant and another four years as an assistant coach under the late Rick Majerus. Helped guide Utah to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight as well as the NIT "Final Four," while capturing four Western Athletic Conference championships. Prior to returning to Utah, had a stellar 12-year head coaching career at Westminster College. Led the Griffins’ reinstated program to a 264-114 (.698) overall record, nine NAIA National Championship appearances and seven Frontier Conference regular-season titles.
Fourth year with the Utes, working primarily with the guards and shared recruiting responsibilities. Before Utah was a three-year assistant at Colorado State. Also served as an assistant coach at Idaho and head coach of the Las Vegas Prospects AAU team for five years. During his tenure, the Prospects were ranked among the top five AAU teams on the West Coast. The Las Vegas native served one season as an assistant coach at Dixie State College before moving on to the University of Southern California to become the Trojans’ director of basketball operations. Played two years at Dixie State before finishing his career at Georgia Southern, where he earned a degree in public recreation/kinesiology.
Fourth year with the Utes. Spent the previous seven years as an assistant at Montana, including two seasons under current Runnin' Ute head coach Larry Krystkowiak. Helped Coach K. lead the Grizzlies to a 42-20 record and two NCAA Tournament berths, advancing to the second round (now third round) in 2006. Montana made three NCAA Tournament appearances overall during his tenure, earned a CBI bid in 2011, and reached the Big Sky Tournament championship game four times. Graduate assistant coach at Eastern Washington in 2003-04 as the Eagles won the Big Sky. Spent the two previous years as an assistant at Lewis-Clark State College. Graduated from Eastern Washington in 2000 with an education degree.
Director of Basketball Operations
Fourth year as director of basketball operations. Long-time head coach at Salt Lake Community College led the team to the 2009 NJCAA national championship, the first in school history, along with its second consecutive Region 18 championship. Parrish received the 2009 NJCAA National Coach of the Year award. Under Parrish's stewardship, SLCC had 20 NJCAA All-Americans and 24 NJCAA Academic All-Americans. Nearly 50% of his players moved on to compete at the NCAA Div. I level, with several now playing professionally in the NBA and overseas.
Director of Player Development and Camps
Entering his third season as the director of player development and camps at his alma mater. Previously had a three-year stint as an assistant coach at Grand Canyon University. Played for Utah from 1998-2002 and helped the Utes to a 90-35 record during that span, including a 28-5 mark in his freshman year. One of the Mountain West Conference’s top 3-point shooters during his career, can still be found in the Utah record books ranked sixth in both career 3-pointers made (153) and 3-pointers attempted (396).