Josh Petersen is in his second year as an assistant coach with the UNC Asheville basketball program.
Prior to coming to Asheville, Petersen was at Florida State for six seasons, including two years as a graduate assistant. He was FSU’s head manager for four years prior to his graduate work. In his six years with FSU, the Noles went to five NCAA Tournaments, including the Elite Eight in 2010.
As a graduate assistant with the Seminoles, Petersen’s responsibilities included directing the scout team, assisting with video, helping with team travel and official visits plus aid skill development and individual workouts. Josh also helped run Florida State’s women’s basketball camp while he was in Tallahassee.
A native of Abernathy, Texas, Petersen moved to Tallahassee before his senior year of high school and graduated from Godby High School. He earned his master’s degree in sports management at FSU in the spring of 2014 and his B.S. degree in accounting and finance in 2012.