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New Georgia Tech Coach Josh Pastner Says He Won't Hire An Assistant If He Golfs

New Georgia Tech men's basketball coach Josh Pastner has a pretty odd requirement for the assistant coaches he hires. 

If they play a certain sport, he won't hire them. 

That sport? Golf. 

">April 15, 2016

From the AJC:

Perhaps not surprisingly, Pastner doesn’t golf, finding the four or five hours spent on a course to be an unproductive use of time. He wants his assistants to believe the same.

“My first question to anyone I (might) hire is, ‘Do you golf?’” Pastner said this week. “If they say, ‘Yes,’ you can’t work for me, because that means five hours on a Sunday or on a Saturday. Can’t. Don’t want it. That’s for my assistant coaches. Any of my assistant coaches, if they’re golfers, not working for me.”

Pastner clarified that he's not eliminating the possibility of his assistant coaches ever appearing on a golf course. 

“I know there are going to be some fund-raising (golf events) you’ve got to drive around, but I couldn’t handle five hours,” he said. “I couldn’t handle it and I wouldn’t want my staff to do it, either.”

I guess I can never be an assistant coach for Josh Pastner. Can't give up golfing.