Darryl Blackburn, a 61-year-old Cincinnati native, is entering his 14th season assisting Head Coach Doug Steiner. He coached on three of Xavier's A-10 Championship teams during his time with the Musketeers.
Blackburn received his bachelor's degree in education from Bowling Green State University in 1973 and his master's degree from BGSU in 1977. Blackburn spent from 1973-91 as a teacher, publications director and baseball and golf coach at Greenhills High School. He spent 1991-93 as a teacher, coach and publications advisor at Winton Woods High School. He retired from teaching in 2003 and has been a manufacturing representative since then. He currently resides in West Chester, Ohio.
Blackburn and his wife Nanci have a daughter (Megan) and a son (Matt).