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CHARLOTTESVILLE–Tim Mein has been named assistant director of operations/video coordinator with the Virginia men’s basketball program. Mein’s appointment was announced Wednesday by UVa head coach Dave Leitao.

Mein is no stranger to the men’s basketball program at Virginia. He worked with the team as a manager, associate head manager and head manager for five years as an undergraduate and graduate student at Virginia.

“Tim Mein did an outstanding job as our head manager the last three years and I have no doubt he will do an equally fine job with his new responsibilities,” Leitao said. “Tim is enthusiastic, dedicated, loyal and attentive to detail. He knows our staff and our players, and I’m pleased he will continue to be a part of our program.”

Mein will manage the office’s video library of opponents, oversee the video exchange program and assist the coaching staff with video preparation and scouting reports. His responsibilities also include assisting with team travel arrangements and other administrative functions.

Mein graduated with distinction from UVa’s College of Arts and Sciences in 2008. He earned a master of teaching degree with social studies education certification (grades 6-12) and a bachelor’s degree in history. He received Dean’s List recognition from 2004-07.

Mein was the head student manager of the Virginia men’s basketball team from 2005-08, the associate head manager in 2004-05 and a team manager in 2003-04.

He served as assistant camp director for 10 different Dave Leitao Basketball Camps in the summers of 2006 and 2007, and was a teaching associate at Charlottesville High School in the fall of 2007. He was also an office assistant in Virginia’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) in the summer of 2007.

Mein served as a volunteer with the Jatun Sacha Foundation in Ecuador doing community development and conservation initiatives in two reserves during the summer of 2005. He was a volunteer basketball coach in the Charlottesville Recreational League during the winter of 2004-05 and worked with Hope House, a branch of Catholic Charities in Northern New Jersey, in the summer of 2004.

Mein is a native of Rockaway, N.J.

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