Former Canisius men's basketball assistant coach Phil Seymore has been named head coach of the Providence women's basketball team. He replaces Susan Yow, who resigned last month.
Seymore served as an assistant coach for the Friars men's basketball team for the past five years.
The Brooklyn native is a Canisius graduate who began his coaching career as a graduate assistant with the Griffs in 1983. After coaching at Turner-Carroll High School for four years, two as head coach, Seymore returned to the Griffs in 1990, spending the next seven years as an assistant coach.