Coach Basil is currently the Avengers' defensive coordinator/assistant coach after successful stints at Nassau Community College and SUNY Maritime College.
Prior to his time at Maritime College, Basil spent the 2013 spring semester as a volunteer defensive assistant at Bryant (RI) University, primarily working with the defensive backs and linebackers. He also worked as a strength and conditioning intern at Bryant, serving in that capacity for 10 months, as well as an intern for Colgate University for seven months.
Coach Basil’s football playing career is extensive and decorated, as he shared time at Colgate as primarily a wide receiver, but also seeing action in the defensive backfield. While at Colgate, he won the Tom Dodge Unsung Hero Award following his senior season. His time at Bryant featured action as a defensive back and linebacker, finishing third on the team in total tackles.
Basil earned his Bachelor’s in History from Colgate in May of 2012, and later his Master’s in Business Administration in International Business and Management from Bryant a year later.