SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Dr. Enzley Mitchell IV was hired as the first ever men’s basketball coach at Saint Mary of the Woods College. Mitchell has previous head coaching experience, at Northern New Mexico and Illinois Tech. The Pomeroys men’s team will begin play in the fall of 2021. Mitchell earned his Ph.D. in Sport Administration from Concordia University and also earned a masters degree in Recreation & Sport Management from Indiana State University.

In his second season as head Coach at Northern New Mexico, the men’s basketball team made a 10-win improvement from their inaugural season, which was the biggest improvement in NAIA division II men’s basketball during the 2009-10 season. The team qualified for the USCAA national tournament and finished the season ranked 7th in the final poll in only their second season.