Head Coach at Ferrum College
Tyler Sanborn joined the Ferrum Athletics staff as Head Men’s Basketball Coach in July 2017. Sanborn came to Ferrum from Hampden-Sydney College, where he spent five years as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. Sanborn was promoted to Recruiting Coordinator after one year with the Tiger basketball coaching staff. His other duties included on-court instruction, skill and practice development, fundraising, travel, scheduling, budgeting, summer camps and social media. Sanborn is also founder and director of Bigs on the Hill Basketball Camps, designed for the development of post players. He began the camp in January 2014 and covers all facets of the program.
Sanborn played basketball at Guilford College. During his four-year career, the Quakers posted a 104-19 record and made back-to-back Final Four appearances at the NCAA Div. III Men’s Basketball Championships in 2009 and 2010. Sanborn is one of six Guilford players to total 1,000 career points (1,398) and rebounds (1,133), and also had 200 career blocked shots.
Individually, Sanborn was a two-time All-American, two-time South Region Player of the Year and the 2010 NABC National Player of the Year. He earned the Nuereus C. English Athletic Leadership Award in recognition of outstanding athletic achievement and leadership at Guilford. Sanborn participated in multiple NBA training camps, and in the summer of 2010 played in the NBA Summer League with the Los Angeles Lakers. He played professionally in Spain and France for two seasons.
Patrick has spent the last 5 years on staff at UNC-Charlotte. The Richmond, Virginia native was a four-year letter-winning point guard at Hampden-Sydney College in Farmville, Virginia. As a senior, Corrigan was the team captain. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Math and Psychology in 2013.
Corrigan has been around sports his entire life. His grandfather, Gene Corrigan, was the athletic director at Notre Dame and Virginia, commissioner of the ACC and President of the NCAA. Corrigan’s father, David, played basketball at Hampden-Sydney College for four years as well. His uncles Boo, Tim, and Kevin Corrigan are all involved in sports. Boo is the Athletic Director at Army. Tim is the senior coordinating producer for the NBA on ESPN. Kevin is the head lacrosse coach at Notre Dame. Corrigan’s cousin Fred is successful high school basketball coach who won two state championships. His brother, Conor, works in TV production at the Pac-12 Network.