Sahar Nusseibeh

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Canisius College


2021 – Present: Head Coach, Canisius College

2019 – 2021: Assistant Coach, Miami University (OH)

2016 – 2019: Associate Head Coach (18-19)/Recruiting Coordinator, Manhattan College

2013 – 2016: Assistant Coach, Bowling Green State University

2011 – 2013: Assistant Coach, College of the Holy Cross

2009 – 2011: Graduate Assistant, University of Cincinnati

2005 – 2009: Player, American University


2011: University of Cincinnati, Masters, Business Administration

2009: American University, Bachelors, International Relations/International Business


Hometown: Canton, OH

Career Highlights

Over her first two seasons as Canisius’ Head Coach, has increased win total (6 to 9) after taking over a program that had finished 0-5 (canceled remainder of season) the season prior to her arrival and had not had a winning season in 12 previous seasons

As Canisius’ Head Coach, has coached four MAAC All-Conference Team selections

2016 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Thirty Under 30 honoree

Helped Miami (OH) sign a 2020 recruiting class that ranked in the top-75 nationally

From 2017 to 2019, helped lead Manhattan to consecutive .500 MAAC record for the first time in seven seasons.

Manhattan’s scoring defense finished ranked 17th nationally in 2018-19

In 2013-14, assisted Bowling Green to a 30-5 overall record, MAC Regular Season Championship, and WNIT berth

From 2011 to 2013, assisted Holy Cross to consecutive winning seasons and the program’s first post-season berth (WBI) in five seasons in 2011-12

A 2005-06 Patriot League All-Rookie Team selection, helped lead American to one Patriot League Regular Season Championship and two WNIT berths

Head Coach Record