Red Claws coach: That itch never left, so he's making it rig

Posted by: MBR on Sat Jul 23rd, 2011 6:04 am
Red Claws coach: That itch never left, so he's making it rightAfter two years away from coaching, Dave Leitao realized he was aching to return.By Mike Lowe PORTLAND - Dave Leitao might not have the most recognizable name to Maine basketball fans, but they're about to get to know him pretty well.Leitao, a 25-year veteran of coaching in NCAA Division I, was introduced Thursday as the new coach of the Maine Red Claws at the Boys and Girls Club.Leitao compiled a 143-129 record in nine years at Northeastern, DePaul and Virginia, where he was voted the Atlantic Coast Conference coach of the year in 2007.Leitao will replace Austin Ainge, who led the Red Claws for their first two seasons before taking a position as director of player personnel with the parent Boston Celtics.for full storyhttp://www.pressherald.com/sports/that- ... 07-22.html