Assistant coach Abe Woldeslassie will begin his third year at Bowdoin College in 2012-13. A 2008 graduate of Division III Macalester College, Woldeslassie averaged 17.2 points and 5.4 assists per game and was twice named First Team All-MIAC (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference), leading the league in assists on two occasions. Prior to college, he was an All-Conference performer and team co-MVP at St. Thomas Academy.
Woldeslassie broke into the coaching ranks following graduation,
earning an assistant coach position at Impact Basketball, one of
the premier basketball training facilities in the world. In
addition to recruiting prospective student-athletes, he was active
in on-court player development and assisted with the 2008 and 2009
NBA Pre-Draft workouts. He also served as co-director of the 2009
Impact Basketball Classic, a 14-team event held in Las Vegas. In
the summer of 2009, he held a head coaching position at the
Basketball Training Institute in Pasadena, California.
A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Woldeslassie graduated from Macalester with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.