Andrew Novick is in his eighth season as head men’s basketball coach at Plymouth State in 2018-19. He has more than a decade of collegiate coaching experience, including stints as assistants at the University of Maryland and Tulane University.
Novick took over at PSU in 2011, becoming the 13th head coach in the 70-year history of the Panther men’s basketball program. Over his seven seasons Novick has compiled a 73-108 record while leading the Panthers to seven straight first-round LEC Tournament games. He has coached numerous All-Little East Conference recipients, LEC All-Rookie Team selections and one D3hoops.com All-Region athlete.
In 2015-16 he led the Panthers to 15 victories, the most in a season for PSU in six years, and during the 2016-17 season he guided PSU to the #4 seed for the LEC Tournament, earning the program it's first home playoff game since the 2008-09 season.
A native of Portland, Maine, Novick was a graduate assistant at the University of Maryland before joining the staff at Tulane in 2005 just before Hurricane Katrina hit. He served five seasons at Tulane under head coach Dave Dickerson, helping the Green Wave to back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in 11 years and was part of the staff that helped the team rebuild the school and the city following the devastation by Katrina.
Novick also served two years under head coach Gary Williams at Maryland, and has served two stints on the staff at Cheverus High School in Portland, Maine with head coach Bob Brown.
After earning a varsity letter and captaining Deering High's basketball team, Novick earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Chicago in 1999. During his college years he managed and coached in the Yes! To Youth program in Portland, Maine, a basketball clinic that serves approximately 400 middle and high schoolers annually.