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PROVO, Utah (June 27, 2007) - BYU men's basketball coach Dave Rose today announced the hiring of Tim LaComb as director of basketball operations. LaComb comes to BYU with 10 years of experience working with basketball programs at the university and high school levels.
"I am pleased to welcome Tim to our staff," Rose said. "He is extremely passionate about the game of basketball and has valuable experience in a variety of capacities that will serve him well as our operations director. Tim is a quality person who already knows our conference. He is a great fit for our program."
A native of Alpine, Utah, LaComb, 37, comes to BYU from the University of Utah where he served the past two seasons under Ray Giacoletti as video coordinator. He previously served as head student manager for two seasons at Utah from 1994-96 under Rick Majerus. He has six years of experience as an assistant high school coach in Utah, serving three seasons at both Lone Peak (1999-2002) and his alma mater American Fork (2002-05).
"I have admired Coach Rose and his staff from a distance the past couple of years," LaComb said. "I look forward to this opportunity to contribute to the staff and do what I can to help build on the success they have already achieved."
A cum laude graduate in mass communications/public relations from the University of Utah, LaComb and his wife Rachel have three children, Alyssa, Sam and Anna. LaComb served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Boston, Mass., from 1989-91.