Men's Basketball Assistant Coach
Fred Quartlebaum, an assistant basketball coach at Fairfield University this past season, has been named an assistant coach on head coach Matt Doherty[apos]s staff at Notre Dame.
Quartlebaum spent the 1998-99 season with the Stags, spent the 1997-98 season at Holy Cross and coached at Towson State in 1996-97. Quartlebaum previously served four seasons (1992-96) as an assistant coach at Navy as he helped the Midshipmen earned the Patriot League championship in 1994 and a trip to the NCAA tournament. Quartlebaum also was the head coach of the junior varsity program at Navy. He worked alongside current Notre Dame assistant Doug Wojcik in all four years at Navy.
Quartlebaum spent the 1991-92 season as the head coach at Rye High School in Rye, N.Y.
A 1989 Fordham graduate with a degree in communications, Quartlebaum was a four-year performer in basketball for the Rams, helping lead the team to a National Invitation Tournament appearance in 1988. He was a team co-captain his senior year.
A White Plains, N.Y., native, Quartlebaum graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, and earned all-county and all-division honors in basketball, as well as being chosen one the top eight high school players in New York City as a senior.
Born August 30, 1967, Quartlebaum is married to the former Christy Stephens.