St. Vincent Pallotti has named Dennis Murphy its new boys basketball coach and Rod Hairston its new girls basketball coach.

Murphy, a graduate of Catholic University, recently served as an assistant coach at Bishop O'Connell in Arlington, Va. 

Hairston comes to Pallotti from the Bullis School, where he led the team to a 21-5 mark in the 2012-13 season.  A 1992 Bowie State grad, Hairston coached at Eleanor Roosevelt from 1997-2009 and won five consecutive Class 4A state titles during that span. 

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