Frank Young is in his second season as assistant basketball coach, joining the staff in June of 2017. Young has spent the previous three seasons on the staff at UNF.
UNF saw success during Young's stint, with the Ospreys finishing the 2014-15 season with 23 wins and their first ever trip to the NCAA Tournament. In 2015-16, the team posted 22 wins, including an impressive win over Illinois, and played in the NIT Tournament.
As a player at West Virginia, Young was a part of some highly successful teams. He capped off his collegiate career by capturing the 2007 NIT Championship MVP honor after leading the Mountaineers to the title. In the championship game, he connected on 6-of-7 three-pointers and scored 24 points in the victory over Clemson.
At WVU, Young finished his career ranked among the program's all-time leaders in three-pointers made (187), attempted (499) and percentage (37.5). Young also owns the Mountaineers' single season marks for treys made (117) and attempted (270), which he accomplished during his senior season. He was his team's leading scorer at 15.3 points per game in 2007 while ranking second in rebounding at 4.4 boards a contest.
Young continued his playing career after West Virginia with professional stints in Europe. He played for EnBW Ludwigsburg in Germany (2007), Rotterdam Challengers (2008) and Landstede Club (2008-09) in the Netherlands along with Germany's Crailsheim Merlins (2010-11).
Prior to North Florida, Frank spent one season as an assistant coach at West Virginia Wesleyan.
As a senior prep standout for Florida High, Young averaged 22.3 points and 10.1 rebounds while being named the Tallahassee Democrat All-Big Bend Player of the Year and 2A Florida State Player of the Year runner-up. Young was also selected to the Florida Sports Writers Association's Class 2A all-state squad.
A native of Tallahassee, Fla., Young earned his bachelor's degree in marketing from West Virginia in 2007 and also got an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology in 2013.
Frank Young Career
2014-2017 –Director of Operations – UNF
2013-14 –Assistant Coach –West Virginia Wesleyan
2007-2011 – Professional Basketball Player
EnBW Ludwigsburg (2007), Rotterdame Challengers (2008), Landstede Club (2008-09), Crailsheim Merlins (2010-11)