Patrick Beilein, son of former Newfane High, ECC, Canisius College basketball coach, was named Friday as head basketball coach at Le Moyne College in Syracuse. Le Moyne plays at the NCAA Division II level.
Patrick Beilein was head coach at West Virginia Wesleyan for two seasons. He played for his father, John Beilein at West Virginia. John Beilein is now the head coach at the University of Michigan. He also coached at Le Moyne before coming to Canisius.
Tom Niland, a Canisius graduate and Patrici Beilein’s great uncle, was the first coach at Le Moyne.