COLUMBIA MEN'S BASKETBALL
Men's Basketball Coaching Staff
2015 Metropolitan and Mid-Major Coach of the Year Jim Engles became the 23rd head coach in the 116-year history of its men's basketball program in April 2016.
Associate Head Coach
Jean Bain joined the Columbia staff in June 2016 after a four-year stint as Dartmouth's associate head coach and was elevated to the same role with the Lions in the summer of 2017.
Jesse Agel joined Columbia in May 2016 after spending three seasons on Jim Engles' staff at NJIT.
Jared Czech re-joined head coach Jim Engles at Columbia in 2016-17 after serving as his director of operations at NJIT in 2014-15.
Director of Basketball Operations
Jonathan Safir joined the Columbia men's basketball program in the summer of 2015 and was promoted to director of basketball operations in June 2016.