Brian Hardy is in the midst of his third season as an assistant coach with the Penn State Brandywine men's basketball team in 2016-17.
Hardy arrived at Brandywine after spending the 2013-14 season as an assistant coach at Rosemont College. With the Ravens, Hardy aided in opponent scouting, recruiting, film breakdown and practice planning. Rosemont advanced to the Colonial States Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals for the first time in school history.
Prior to his stint at Rosemont, Hardy served as an assistant coach for the boys varsity basketball teams at Philadelphia Electric and Technology Charter School (2011-13) and Swenson Arts and Technology High School (2007-11). Since 2006, he has also been the head coach of Hank Gathers Elite, an AAU basketball team.
Hardy remains active in Philadelphia, serving as the CEO at Helping Youth Pursue Excellence (HYPE), which mentors children ages 5-18 through coaching, while also working as a recreation director at the Hank Gathers Community Center.