Brandon Friedel has been working with Elite Hoops since the summer of 2012 as a camp coach. He has been the assistant camp director for the Nike basketball camps in Little Rock, AR since the summer of 2013.
Friedel is in his third year as the Head Basketball coach at Episcopal Collegiate. This past season, the team won the Conference Championship, Regional Championship, and State Championship. The previous three seasons, he served as the assistant which included two Conference 3A-5 Championships, two Region 2 Championships and two state championships in 2014 and 2015.
Before coaching in high school, Friedel served as the graduate assistant coach at Arkansas Tech University. While coaching at ATU from 2010-2013, the team won the Gulf South Conference Championship 2011 and the Great American Conference Championship 2012 and qualified for the NCAA national tournament all three years with one Sweet 16 appearance.
Friedel played his collegiate ball at Arkansas Tech University from 2006-2010. As a four year starter he finished his career in the top 5 in made 3-point field goals career and 3-point field goals for a single season. During a successful senior season, ATU was ranked #1 in the nation for NCAA DII schools while earning All-American honors and was the Gulf South Conference Player of the Year in 2010. He was also selected to play in the NCAA DII All-Star game in Springfield, MA.