James Hark is in his second year back in Oxford and in his first season as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Ole Miss men's basketball program. He had previously served as the Coordinator of Video Services for the Rebels last season.
Hark handles a variety of responsibilites within the program, including the coordination of team travel, overseeing all aspects of the Ole Miss Basketball Camps, acting as the liaison to compliance and academics, and assisting with non-conference scheduling and opponent scouting.
Before arriving back to Ole Miss, Hark spent three months as Director of Basketball Operations at Indiana State.
Hark spent two years as a Graduate Assistant Manager on Andy Kennedy's staff at Ole Miss from 2011-13. In those two years, Hark helped lead the Rebels to two postseason berths, including the 2013 SEC Tournament Championship and the Rebels' first bid to the NCAA Tournament since 2002.
Prior to coming to Oxford, Hark spent two years as a student manager at the University of Dayton, helping the Flyers to back-to-back NIT appearances and the 2010 NIT Championship.
A graduate of St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio, Hark earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management from the University of Dayton in 2011, and completed his Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Mississippi in 2014.
Hark is the son of Jim and Helen Hark and has two sisters, Elizabeth and Brittany, and a brother, Tim.
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