Vic Finora was named the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Mars Hill on February 7, 2017. Coach Finora is in his second season with the Lions and served as the interim head coach for most of the 2016-17 season
Prior to coming to Mars Hill, Finora spent five years as the assistant women’s basketball coach at fellow SAC member Coker College. Before his stint at Coker, Finora was the head coach for three KR Basketball Club teams in Iceland. He also was an assistant coach for the Men's Professional Team of the Iceland Express League.
Prior to his time in Iceland, Vic served as an assistant coach at Alabama A&M University and also saw time as a graduate assistant at the University of Kentucky and Georgetown College. Finora also has experience at the high school level, where he was the assistant varsity boys coach for Lakeshore Catholic High School in Ontario, Canada.
He earned his bachelor's degree from William Penn University, where he earned a B.A. in Business Management and Sports Administration. While at William Penn he was a two-year player. Upon graduation Vic earned his master's degree from the University of Kentucky, where he earned an M.S. in Sports Leadership and Coaching.
Finora and wife, Jenny, have a son Emjay age five and a two-year old daughter, Grace.