Queens native Greg Vetrone enters his fifth season at Rutgers in 2018-19. A veteran mentor and accomplished recruiter with more than 25 years of coaching experience at the collegiate and high school levels, he served four seasons (2009-13) as head coach at Fairleigh Dickinson.
Vetrone, who served as a player development consultant with the Canarias Basketball Academy during the 2013-14 season has an extensive basketball background. CBA is regarded as the top basketball academy outside of the United States and produced more than 100 Division I men’s basketball players from 2007-13.
From 2004-06, Vetrone was the manager for Coaches versus Cancer, coordinating all fundraising efforts with NCAA and NBA coaches. He also acted as the director of the Westchester Classic and the Coaches vs. Cancer Coaching clinic.
Vetrone was an assistant coach at UNLV from 1995-99, where he scouted, recruited and coordinated game strategy. The Rebels won the Mountain West Conference Championship in 1998 and earned an NCAA tournament berth.