Mike Summey enters his fourth season as Director of Basketball Operations for the Hurricanes.
In this capacity, Summey oversees the day-to-day administrative operations of the basketball program.
A 1997 graduate of NC State, Summey has an extensive coaching background, including serving as the head coach at Bethany College (W. Va.) during the 2008-09 season and two years as the assistant head coach at North Florida from 2006-08, aiding in the Ospreys’ transition to NCAA Division I.
As the head coach for Division III Bethany in 2008-09, the Bison went 17-12 and finished second in the Presidents Athletic Conference with a 9-3 mark en route to a PAC championship game berth and an ECAC South Region Tournament invitation. Despite losing four starters, Summey posted the best record in Bethany history for a first-year head coach.
At UNF, he coordinated the recruiting efforts, compiled scouting reports on the opponents and served as the camp director for the UNF team and individual camps.
Summey also served for two years as an assistant coach at The Citadel. In his first season, he worked with perimeter players and helped Matt Davis lead the Southern Conference in three-point percentage (.471), while his work with the post players the next season was pivotal in J’mel Everhart becoming just the second Bulldog to earn Southern Conference All-Tournament Team honors.
Summey’s career has also included stops at Queens (N.C.) University in Charlotte as the top assistant in 2003-04 and four seasons as an assistant at Saint Francis (Pa.) University. At St. Francis, his work with the perimeter players was highlighted with three players leading the Northeast Conference in three-point percentage from 2000-03.
A native of Hickory, N.C., Summey earned a degree in political science from NC State in 1997. As a student, he served as the head manager as a senior and then as graduate manager for two years, assisting with then-head coach Herb Sendek’s transition to the Wolfpack.