Sydney Johnson
Sydney  Johnson

Hometown:
Towson, Md.

Position:
Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Princeton '97


Sydney Johnson is in his third year as a member of the Georgetown coaching staff. He brings to the Hoyas an acute understanding of the game of basketball that is a direct result of legendary accomplishments at Princeton and an extensive professional career on the international circuit. For the Hoyas, Johnson will assist in recruiting, game prep and player development.

Prior to arriving at Georgetown, Johnson played professionally in Italy and Spain for seven years. In 1998 he started for Gorizia Pallacanestro and helped his team capture the Italian Second Division Championship. The following year, he won his second Division Championship with Reggio Calabria. Johnson ended his international career with an Italian League Championship, which he secured with Siena in 2004.

A four-year starter at Princeton, he holds the double distinction of being the only three-time captain in the history of Tiger basketball and its all-time steals leader. An All-Ivy League First-Team selection his junior and senior seasons, he was named the Ivy League's Player of the Year in 1997. A member of Princeton's 1,000 point club, Johnson averaged 9.8 points per game. Originally from Towson, Md., Johnson attended Towson Catholic High School and spent a post-graduate year at Fork Union Military Academy.

He and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Falls Church, Va., with their son, Jalen (2).

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