After Tim Welsh Resigns, Hofstra Promotes Assistant
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) – Hofstra has promoted assistant Mo Cassara
to head coach just two days after Tim Welsh resigned following his
Welsh resigned a month after he was hired to succeed Tom Pecora,
who left for Fordham. Welsh hired a staff that included Cassara,
who spent the last four years as an assistant coach at Boston
Hofstra president Stuart Rabinowitz announced Wednesday that
Cassara agreed to a multiyear contract, although no details were
given. Welsh, who worked as an analyst for ESPN the last two
seasons, signed a five-year contract worth $3 million.
The 49-year-old Welsh was arrested the morning of April 30. He
pleaded not guilty at his arraignment and his next appearance in
district court was adjourned to June 1.