Long returns to LHU after spending the last six seasons as an assistant coach at Division I Bucknell University. At Bucknell, Long guided the Bison to a pair of Patriot League titles and to two NCAA Tournament appearances.

During his tenure at Bucknell, Long assisted the program in all aspects, including day-to-day operations, training sessions, recruiting, scheduling, fundraising and alumni relations.

Under Long’s leadership, Bucknell won Patriot League titles in 2010 and 2014, advancing to the NCAA Division I Tournament each of those seasons. The Bison advanced to the Patriot League semifinals in 2012 and 2013, and he helped guide one player to All-American status.