FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Assistant basketball coach Byron Boudreaux has resigned from his position at the University of Arkansas, head coach Stan Heath announced on Thursday.
Boudreaux recently completed his first year on Heath’s staff after spending the previous seven seasons at the University of Washington.
“I want to thank the university and Stan for the opportunities awarded to me,” Boudreaux said. “I enjoyed my time as a Razorback and will always remain a Razorback, but after talking it over with friends and my family, I have decided to pursue another career path. I have always enjoyed basketball and it may be a part of my life again at some point, but right now I’m looking at corporate America and spending more time with my family.”
The Lafayette, La., native coached UA’s post players, assisted in recruiting and monitored the academic progress of the Razorbacks.
“Byron has made many contributions to our program and the university, and we thank him for that,” Heath said. “I appreciate his efforts in helping us build our program, but Byron has made a decision to pursue corporate interests and I respect that decision. He will always be a part of my family and program. We support and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
Heath also announced he hoped to have Boudreaux’s position filled by the end of the summer.
“We are going to take our time and find the best candidate for the position,” he said. “Prior experience will be a major factor in who we bring in.”