Dwayne Killings is in his third season as an assistant coach at Connecticut, joining the coaching staff in July, 2016. He has a wealth of basketball experience at every level, ranging from high school and AAU ball to the NBA.
His first job was as a special assistant with the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats, where he served as video coordinator and helped with player development. After three years in Charlotte, Killings became Temple’s assistant director of men’s basketball operations, a position he held for three years.
Killings moved on to the NBA D-League, and from there, he accepted his first collegiate coaching position, joining the staff at Boston University for the 2010-11 season, helping the Terriers capture the America East Championship and an NCAA Tournament berth.
In 2011-12, Killings returned to Temple as an assistant coach. In his five seasons with the Owls, he gained a reputation as a national recruiter, helping the Owls compile a a 104-63 overall record, winning regular-season conference titles in both the Atlantic 10 and the American, and making four postseason appearances, three in the NCAA Tournament and one to the NIT semifinals.