head coach

United States Naval Academy (2011 - Present)

Head Coach, Pennsylvania State University (PSU)
Head Coach, East Tennessee State University
Assistant Coach, Pennsylvania State University
Assistant Coach, Salem College (WV)
Graduate Assistant, Pennsylvania State University


  • In 2011, led PSU to the program’s first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2001

  • Improved team’s record 6 out of the 8 years he’s been head coach

  • Big Ten Coach of the Year (2009)

  • Won 2009 NIT Tournament Championship, the first national tournament title in PSU Men’s Basketball history

  • Holds Penn State's school record for wins (27), home wins (17), and road wins (6)in the Big Ten era (2009)

  • National Coaches versus Cancer Man of the Year (2006)

  • NCAA Tournament appearance (2003) and three Southern Conference North division titles with East Tennessee (2000-2003)

  • Every senior who had played for DeChellis at PSU or Eastern Tennessee earned his degree

  • Record eight Academic All-Big Ten honorees in 2007

  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree from Penn State University



Ed DeChellis discusses what he's learned about the Army-Navy rivalry.