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Paul Hogan


A New Hampshire native dedicated to teaching and coaching

His entire professional career, Paul Hogan has been recognized as one of the premier instructors of the game of basketball in the New England area. For the past 30 plus years, Coach Hogan has been coaching basketball at many different levels, directing camps and clinics in New Hampshire to improve basketball skills, develop positive self-esteem and to learn the necessary ingredients to be a successful member of a “team.” Read More

NHTI captured the USCAA national championship this year completing a record setting 31-3 season defeating Golden State Baptist 72-70 in the Division II championship game. Hogan’s basketball teams are well known for their relentless fast paced style of play and aggressive full court defensive effort.

On January 9, 2011, Coach Hogan led NHTI past LRCC for win number 400 in a career. The Lynx also captured the YSCC tournament title earning NHTI another bid to the national tournament in Pennsylvania finishing fourth overall. The YSCC honored Coach Hogan with the Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year award in 2013 after a fantastic 33-5 season and regular season YSCC Championship.

On February 18, 2006, Coach Hogan surpassed the 300th career win milestone with a 89-79 win over rival Vermont Technical College in the semi-finals of the Yankee Small College Conference tournament. Hogan’s Capitals went on to win the tournament championship upsetting Hesser College in the finals 84-80 at the host site in South Portland, Maine.

The NHTI Capitals (now Lynx) are recognized as a leader in small college hoops comprising winning seasons and a program that is often visited for recruiting purposes by Division II and Division III coaches. In 2002, NHTI was the USCAA Division II National Runner-Up finishing with an astonishing 29-4 record. Hogan’s NHTI teams have become recognized as teams that will competed for the USCAA national tourney the last four years.

In his eight years at Plymouth State College, Paul Hogan composed the highest winning percentage of any men’s basketball coach in the school’s history at 136-80. His unique coaching style and dedication to the fundamentals of the game guided the Plymouth State Panthers to postseason play in the prestigious NCAA Tournament and numerous ECAC berths. Hogan was recognized as the Little East Coach of the Year in 1991 and 1998.

Hogan is active in his many duties at NHTI chairing the annual NHTI/Delta Dental 5 K Benefit road race at NHTI every April that raises scholarship money for the Jen Kemp Scholarship fund. In 2013 under Hogan’s leadership, the first annual “Qounquer the Quad” fitness challenge was added as another scholarship fundraiser for NHTI students. Currently the NHTI Athletic Department is working on a benefit golf tournament fundraiser to assist NHTI Athletics.

In 2012, the Boys and Girls Club Classic was established as a series of yearly basketball contests between Plymouth State University and Rivier University with proceeds from the men’s/women’s doubleheader being put into another scholarship fund for NHTI students named the NHTI Boys and Girls Club scholarship.

Hogan is a regular speaker at graduation ceremonies, team banquets, youth coach’s clinics and at career days around New England. The NHAHPERD conference in Waterville Valley is just one example of Hogan’s commitment to the youth of NH and the professionals that serve the greater New England area. Please feel free to contact Coach Hogan to speak at your special event.

Athletic Director and Professor of Sports Management at NHTI are the full time duties for Hogan year round. In addition to his NHTI duties, Hogan has served the Yankee Small College Conference as the conference President from 2005-16 and now serves as the Past President. Prior to the YSCC formation, Hogan served as the NNESCC President and YSCAA Vice-President from 1999-2005. Hogan also serves on a number of USCAA national committees including the Ratings and Selection chairperson.

Hogan’s background in physical education, coaching and recreation has proven to be very helpful with creating camps and clinics that offer campers a special experience growing on the court and off the court.

An adjunct for Plymouth State University, Endicott College and Southern NH University are other examples of Hogan’s commitment to continuing to educate the future leaders of education, sports business, administration and coaching. Hogan regularly speaks to groups about leadership, career days and sports banquets around New England. 


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  • 2018 USCAA Coach of the Year
  • 2018 YSCC Coach of the Year
  • 500th career college win 92-80 win over VTC on January 21, 2015
  • Preston N. Eames Award 2014
  • USCAA Athletic Director of the Year 2012
  • YSCC Coach of the Year 2013
  • Walter Smith Coaches Award 2011
  • 400th career college win with a 79-77 win over LRCC on January 9, 2011
  • YSCC Coach of the Year 2010
  • Plymouth State University induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame 2007
  • USCAA D-2 Men’s National Champions 2005
  • USCAA Coach of the Year 2002
  • Little East Coach of the Year 1998
  • Little East Coach of the Year 1991
  • NH Class I Baseball Champions 1990 

Jim Carey

Jim Carey is a PSC graduate (1990) and currently head boy’s basketball coach at Plymouth Regional High School. Read More

Coach Carey annually directs the Littleton and Lancaster Shooter’s Gold sites and has been with Paul Hogan since 1990 when he served as assistant coach at P.S.C. from 90′-93′ before taking the reins over at PRHS. Coach Carey has been an integral part of the Shooter’s Gold family since the inception in 1991 and offers a “creative approach to the Shooter’s Gold legacy of instruction.” The Bobcats won the Class I Championship in 2001 with Coach Hogan’s nephew Jim playing a key role on the team. Coach Carey is now the Athletic Director at Plymouth Regional High School and continues to work with Coach Hogan especially with the Shooter’s Gold basketball camps.

Heidi Crockett

Heidi Crockett is a veteran coach with a fantastic background in many athletic circles here in NH. Read More

Coach Crockett has enjoyed two very successful seasons as the head coach of the NHTI women’s soccer team helping lead the Lynx to the YSCC conference title in 2014. Her background in sports is extensive and passionate with experience at many different levels as a coach and a player involving soccer, softball, lacrosse and basketball. Coach Crockett is a native of nearby Gilmanton, NH where she owns and operates Crockett Titles. She graduated from California University of Pennsylvania in 2015 with a degree in Sports Management with a Wellness and Fitness concentration. Heidi and her husband Brian have three children Chelsea, Cassie, and Chad who also played baseball at NHTI.

Ben Dion

Ben Dion is a graduate of Keene State College (BS/History) and is currently the freshman basketball coach at Bedford High School.Read More

 Coach Dion played at NHTI for Coach Hogan in 2006-2007 and graduated in 2008 before transferring to KSC to complete his education. For many years, Coach Dion has been associated with Coach Hogan attending camps, serving as a counselor and since 2009 serving as a coach at many of the summer camps. Coach Dion has also been the JV boys coach and assistant boys’ basketball coach at Goffstown High School.

Ben Hill

Ben Hill is a graduate of Bryant College (1994/BS/Bus) and has served as both a men’s and women’s basketball assistant at NHTI in Concord under Coach Hogan and Coach Shelly Winters. Read More

Coach Hill is a former assistant at Pembroke Academy where he was a stellar 2 sport athlete in baseball and basketball. Hill is currently the assistant principal at Belmont Elementary School. Coach Hill begins his tenth season with Hogan Camps serving as an assistant director specializing in post play. Coach Hill will be working with the Shooter’s Gold Basketball Camps in Gilford and Laconia.

Dan Jacobs

Dan Jacobs is a graduate of PSU (2006 BS/PE) Physical Education teacher at Chester Academy (NH) schools teaching physical education and Adventure Education. Read More

He coaches and works with both of the middle school basketball team and is also coaching the soccer and baseball teams at Chester. Coach Jacobs was an active participant in many different physical activities during his time at PSU and has a coach with Hogan Camps since 2010. Campers can expect to work with Coach Jacobs at Rip City Basketball Camp, the Point Guard & Post Player camps, Shooter’s Gold Basketball Camp in Hooksett and the Specialty Basketball Camp.

Bruce Johnson

Bruce Johnson is another graduate of PSC (1974 BS/PE) and is currently the varsity girls basketball coach at Timberlane High School. Read More

 Coach Johnson is regarded as the finest foul shooter in PSC history and still owns several PSC records for shooting and shooting percentage. Coach Johnson has been a long time friend and supporter of Coach Hogan’s camps serving in many capacities over the years. He is the father of Evan, Dala and Elise Johnson who both work at several camps throughout the summer.

Dala Johnson

Dala Johnson is a graduate of SNHU (2012 BS ED) and is currently teaching math in the Litchfield, NH school district. Read More

“Princess” Dala has a long history with Paul Hogan Basketball camps starting at a very early age as a camper, then counselor and now as a coach. A very fine player at Timberlane HS, Dala played basketball at the University of Maine and then SNHU. The daughter of Bruce Johnson, Dala is a terrific teacher and role model for our young players and will be at many of the summer camps including the Point Guard & Post Player camps.

Derek Johnson

Derek Johnson is currently the head girl’s soccer coach and assistant director of admissions at St. Paul’s in Concord and previously coached the men’s soccer team at NHTI. Read More

Coach Johnson has over 20 years of coaching at various levels in New England. Coach Johnson led NHTI to numerous YSCC conference titles and USCAA appearances during his tenure as the head coach. He was named the YSCC Coach of the Year in 2008 & 2009 and the Maine Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2000-2001. Working closely with former NHTI men’s soccer coach Don Welford, Johnson helped design the highly successful Play On! Soccer Camp. Now entering the 5th year of existence, Coach Johnson has teamed with current NHTI head women’s soccer coach Heidi Crockett to help establish Play On! Soccer Camp as one of the best camps and values in the NH soccer community.

Evan Johnson

Evan Johnson is a PSC graduate (1997, B.S./Bus.) (MED, PSU 2006) and a very well-known coach on the summer basketball circuit. Read More

 He was a member of 4 fine PSC teams playing the off guard and small forward positions and known as a very good shooter under Coach Hogan. Since graduation, “The Big E” has been coaching and working at various high schools including Timberlane H.S. while working summers for Coach Hogan’s summer basketball camps. Coach Johnson is well rounded in his ability to coach boys and girls on the finer points of basketball and is a physical education teacher at Fairgrounds Middle School in Nashua, NH. An outstanding basketball official, Coach Johnson can be seen running up and down the “courts” all over NH throughout the four seasons.

Simon Keeling

Simon Keeling is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University (2006 BS/Sports Management). Read More

Coach Keeling played for Coach Hogan at NHTI before transferring to Johnson & Wales to continue his collegiate career. Since graduation Keeling has worked in the NBA Development League for the Idaho Stampede, most recently as their V.P. of Sales and Service. Currently Keeling is a trainee to become a Financial Advisor for the firm Edward Jones while serving as assistant coach for NHTI men’s basketball and a consistent presence at many Paul Hogan Camps during the summer months.

Chuck Lloyd

Chuck Lloyd is the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs at NHTI including duties as the Director of Student Life and Director of Admissions. Read More

In addition to his role in Student Affairs, he crosses over to the faculty side of the college by teaching in the Business Department. Coach Lloyd has served as Coach Hogan’s assistant coach from 2003 to 2011. With his undergraduate experience as a class representative and his current role working with Orientation Leaders, Club Officers and Student Leaders, Coach Lloyd has gained an extraordinary amount experience related to leadership programming. Previously awarded the 2006 NHTI Service Learning Award and 2007 Commissioner’s Award for Service Excellence at NHTI, Lloyd knows what it takes to get students involved in service and leadership. In the past few years Coach Lloyd has offered dozens of workshops and presentations both internationally and here in the States to a number of organizations in the leadership field. He graduated from Keene State College with a BS in 2002, completed the MED Program in 2007 and the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies at Plymouth State University in 2010. Most recently, Coach Lloyd completed his Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University.

Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a graduate of PSC (1989/BS History and 1991 BS Social Science education) and is currently the head girl’s basketball coach at Plymouth Regional High School. Read More

Coach Miller has served as the head coach at Laconia High from 1995-97 and has been an assistant at PRHS from 1991-94 and 1997-04. A four year letterman at PSC, Coach Miller was the Panther team’s captain his senior year and has served in the Hogan Camps since 1992. Miller has been an asset to Coach Hogan over the years in a variety of capacities as a scout, assistant coach, Shooter’s Gold Assistant Site Director and clinician. Coach Miller currently assists the PHRS boy’s basketball program and volunteers time with the PSU men’s basketball program as well.

Cassie Saikin

Cassie Saikin is a graduate of Simmons College (2010, BS Biology) and PSU (2012, M.A.T. Science Ed.). Read More

Coach Saikin is currently the 6th grade science teacher and the 7thgrade girls’ basketball coach at the Lyndon Town School in Lyndonville, Vermont. An outstanding scholar athlete in high school, Coach Saikin was a four-year varsity letter winner at Littleton High School and also played for one year at Simmons College. Coach Saikin has been a camper, counselor and coach at many of the Hogan Camps for many years and continues to play a bigger role with Shooter’s Gold camps held in Littleton and Laconia.

Matt Swedberg

Matt Swedberg is a PSC graduate (1991, B.S./P.E.) and currently serves as the head coach for boys basketball at Moultonborough Academy. Read More

Coach Swedberg was the team captain at Plymouth State College during the 1990-91 season. He was also recognized as an All Little East Player and was awarded the Little East student athlete academic achievement award. Coach Swedberg has been working with the Hogan Camps almost every year in a variety of capacities at many camps including the Specialty Basketball Camp, Shooter’s Gold Basketball Camp and the Point Guard & Post Player Basketball Camps. Swedberg was named Class S boys basketball Coach of the Year in 2005. All five of the Swedberg kids have enjoyed the Hogan Camps experience as campers and counselors. (Marcus, Drew, Riley, Reese and now Megan)
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