Coach Neil Dixon is entering his fifth season at Louisburg College and his third season as head men’s basketball coach.
In his two seasons as head coach, Dixon’s teams have accrued a record of 58-12. During those two seasons he has coached three All Americans (2 1st team and 1 3rd team), 5 all conference players, 1 conference player of the year, 2 players have been selected for the NJCAA All-Star game held in Las Vegas, NV, and 9 players have earned scholarships at NCAA schools.
The 2015-16 season, the Hurricanes won both the Region X regular season and conference tournament championships. They advanced to the NJCAA national tournament for the first time since the 2012-13 season. As the seven seed, Louisburg won game one against South Mountain CC 105-91. In round two, they lost in over-time to the eventual national champions, Kirkwood CC, 89-83.
The 2016-17 season, with only one returning player, the Hurricanes finished with a 30-5 record and advanced to the national championship game. As the three seed, the Canes advanced further than any Louisburg College Men’s Basketball team in the history of the program. Wins at the National Tournament included: St. Louis CC 92-70. Grand Rapids CC 81-73, South Suburban 86-73. Dixon was named Region X Coach of the Year
Prior to coming to Louisburg as an assistant for the 2013-14 season, Dixon made one year assistant coaching stops at Fairmont State University and West Virginia Tech and was an assistant basketball coach for three season at Greenbrier East High School in Lewisburg, WV.
Raised in Lewisburg, WV, Dixon graduated from West Virginia University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and again in 2008 with a Master of Science in Athletic Coaching.
In 2012, Dixon married Gabrielle Dixon and they have a 1 year old son Rhett.
2015-17 (2) Head Coach Louisburg College
2013-15 (2) Assistant Coach Louisburg College
2012-13 Assistant Coach Fairmont State University
2011-12 Assistant Coach West Virginia Tech
2008-2011 Assistant Coach Greenbrier East High School