FSU Hoops Assistant Dennis Gates Named Cleveland State Head Coach

Cleveland State has announced that they have hired Florida State assistant Dennis Gates to be the head coach of their basketball program.

"I have dreamed for a long time about serving as a head coach and am humbled and honored to be trusted with this opportunity at Cleveland State University.
"My family and I are filled with great joy and excitement. I want to thank President Harlan Sands, Director of Athletics Scott Garrett and the entire search committee for selecting me to be the leader of this program and a leader within the Cleveland community. Together we will work side-by-side to develop our student-athletes, and we will work diligently to maximize the potential of this great urban research institution.
"I am looking forward to rolling up my sleeves and working with our student-athletes to win championships in the classroom, on the court and in the community." - former FSU assistant Dennis Gates

Gates had been a part of the Florida State program since 2011, helping the Seminoles to three Sweet Sixteen appearances and one Elite Eight appearances during that time.