Neil Dixon
Neil Dixon
Title: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 919-497-3340
Email: ndixon@louisburg.edu
Coach Neil Dixon is entering his sixth season at Louisburg College and his fourth season as head men’s basketball coach. 
 
In his three seasons as head coach, Dixon’s teams have accrued a record of 86-18. During those three seasons he has coached three All Americans (2 1st team and 1 3rd team), 8 all conference players, 1 conference player of the year, 3 players have been selected for the NJCAA All-Star game held in Las Vegas, NV, and 19 players have earned scholarships at NCAA and NAIA schools. In addition, Dixon has been named District Coach of the Year three times and Region Coach of the Year once.
 
The 2015-16 season, the Hurricanes won both the Region X regular season and conference tournament championships. They advanced to the NJCAA national tournament for the first time since the 2012-13 season. As the seven seed, Louisburg won game one against South Mountain CC 105-91. In round two, they lost in over-time to the eventual national champions, Kirkwood CC, 89-83.  
 
The 2016-17 season, with only one returning player, the Hurricanes finished with a 30-5 record and advanced to the national championship game. As the three seed, the Canes advanced further than any Louisburg College Men’s Basketball team in the history of the program. Wins at the National Tournament included: St. Louis CC 92-70. Grand Rapids CC 81-73, South Suburban 86-73. Dixon was named Region X Coach of the Year.
 
In 2017-18, finishing with a final record of 28-6, his team again won both the Region X regular season and conference tournament championships. They advanced to the National Tournament for the 3 rd straight year. At the national tournament, Erie CC upset the Hurricanes in the first round 87-78. Prior to coming to Louisburg as an assistant for the 2013-14 season, Dixon made one year assistant coaching stops at Fairmont State University and West Virginia Tech and
was an assistant basketball coach for three season at Greenbrier East High School in Lewisburg, WV.
 
Raised in Lewisburg, WV, Dixon graduated from West Virginia University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and again in 2008 with a Master of Science in Athletic Coaching. 
 
In 2012, Dixon married Gabrielle Dixon and they have a 2 sons Rhett and Wells.