Steve Hall, one of the most highly decorated high school coaches in the Detroit area in the 2000s, is in his fourth season at Duquesne.
Among his many duties as an assistant, Hall also serves as the program's recruiting coordinator.
The Detroit native, who won Class D state titles at Detroit Rogers in 2003, 2004 and 2005, came to Duquesne after leading Detroit Northwestern to its first Detroit Public School League (PSL) championship since 1978 in 2008.
Hall, who coached Duquesne junior guard Eric Evans at Northwestern, was named coach of the year by both the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press in 2008.
Hall was also named coach of the year by the Detroit News in 2002 and 2005 and Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan (BCAM) coach of the year in 2003 and 2004. In addition, he was the 2002 Detroit Public School League coach of the year. He is one of the youngest members of the BCAM exclusive 200-win club. While coaching in the high school ranks, Hall put his knowledge of Great Lakes State basketball to work by serving as the state of Michigan editor for Hoop Scoop from 2005-08.
Hall, who has worked as a staff coach at Five-Star Camps at Robert Morris University in suburban Pittsburgh, was a standout player for Detroit's Cass Tech in the late 1980s where he set school scoring records for points in a career and points in a season. A consensus all-state player, he was named the Detroit High School Player of the Year by both the Detroit Free Press and Detroit Public School League Coaches Association in leading the state of Michigan in scoring with a 30.7 ppg. scoring average in 1988.
The eighth-place finisher in the voting for Michigan's Mr. Basketball, Hall began his collegiate playing career at the University of Washington (1989 & 1990) where he was an honorable mention PAC-10 All-Freshman pick for head coach Andy Russo.
A two-year starter for the Huskies, Hall was the team's second-leading assist man as a sophomore under Lynn Nance. He then transferred to Virginia Tech where he was a two-year stater (1992 & 1993) and 1993 team co-captain under Bill Foster. He led the Hokies in 3-pointers made, 3-point percentage and 3-pointers in a game as a junior.
Hall averaged 26.7 ppg. during a three-year professional career in Brazil, the Philippines, Australia and Switzerland from 1994-96 before beginning his teaching and coaching career in Detroit in 1996.
Hall, who is single, completed his undergraduate degree in communication and marketing at Virginia Tech in 1993. He added a master's degree in sports administration from Wayne State in 1998.
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