Joe McDonald
Joe  McDonald

Director of Player Development

Alma Mater:
GW '16


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Yuta Watanabe has participated in a series of workouts and combines over the last month as he chases his dream of playing in the NBA


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Two years ago, GW fans provided an unforgettable atmosphere as the Colonials knocked off No. 6 Virginia; they'll look to do it again Saturday vs. No. 6 Miami


Men's Basketball Hosts Bowie State in Saturday Exhibition

Colonials, Bulldogs set to tip off at 3:00 p.m.


GW Men’s Basketball Adds McDonald, Sun to Staff

Joe McDonald joins staff as Director of Player Development; Sun as Director of Operations

Joe McDonald is in his second season on the GW men's basketball staff, serving as the Director of Player Development.

A four-year starter for the Colonials from 2012-16, McDonald helped lead GW to a school-record 28 wins last season, culminating with the 2016 NIT Championship where he was named to the All-Tournament Team. He ranks sixth in school history with 447 assists and his 133 games played -- all of them starts -- are second-most in school history behind Kevin Larsen's 136.

McDonald, who earned his degree in Organizational Sciences from GW in May '16, is one of the top rebounding point guards in school history in addition to ranking sixth in assists. He averaged 4.9 boards per game in his career, including 5.8 as a junior, and also contributed 8.7 points per game in his four seasons.

In his role as Director of Player Development, he assists in all facets of the program including mentoring GW's point guards, cutting film and scouting.

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