Mike Hall joined the BYU men's basketball staff in July 2010 as director of basketball operations. A native of San Bernardino, Calif., Hall played for the Cougars from 2003-05 and comes to BYU with five years experience of professional basketball playing overseas and in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA).
As director of operations, Hall's responsibilities include coordinating team travel and all team activities and providing support for academics, marketing and recruiting. In his first season on the staff, the Cougars won 32 games and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the 2011 NCAA Tournament. In his second season, BYU won 26 games and overcame a 25-point decifit to defeat Iona in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament, the largest comeback in NCAA Tournament history.
In his first season playing for the Cougars, Hall was named the Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Year and earned a spot on the All-MWC Third Team as a junior. As a senior, Hall led the Cougars in scoring (13.9 ppg) and repeated as a third-team All-MWC honoree. He finished his BYU career averaging 13.3 points and 3.5 rebounds.
Prior to joining the Cougars, Hall played his sophomore season at Dixie State where he was an NJCAA All-American and the Scenic West Athletic Conference and NJCAA Region 18 Player of the Year. He spent his freshman season at Pepperdine where he played 18 games.
After graduating from BYU, Hall played professionally in Turkey, France, Austria and Japan. In 2006, he played for the Utah Eagles of the CBA. In 2009-10, Hall played for the Shiga Lakestars in Japan and averaged 9.2 points and 2.9 rebounds.
Hall graduated from BYU in 2005 in recreation management. He and his wife Tara have a daughter, Halle and a son, Swift.
Rose on Hall
"Mike was a terrific player here and more important, a terrific teammate. He has great respect for the tradition of BYU basketball and brings a lot of experience as a player to the staff. Mike works hard and cares a lot about the players and the program."