Former men’s basketball guard Yuta Watanabe signed a two-year NBA deal with the Memphis Grizzlies.
Women’s basketball head coach Jennifer Rizzotti will be on the sidelines as an assistant coach for the women’s national team.
The Colonials will play four exhibition games against European club teams during a 10-day trip to Spain in August.
After nine seasons leading GW’s program, Carcich will serve as head coach of women’s rowing at Cornell.
Thomas is coming off a two-year stint as head coach for the women’s swimming and diving program at St. Bonaventure, another Atlantic 10 program.
Head coach James DeFeo led the Colonials to two record-breaking seasons in his two-year tenure as head coach.
Paulus spent last season as an assistant coach at Louisville. Before coaching the Cardinals, Paulus was an assistant coach at Ohio State for four seasons.
From state championships to representing the United States overseas, the incoming batch of freshman student athletes already competed at a high caliber.
Demko brings 15 years of coaching experience to GW and played professionally in the United States and Germany.
The Colonials return 10 players from their roster and will use this summer to fill in the holes left by the exit of core players from last season’s squad.