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© Copyright 2017 by Middlesex Magic Magic Inc. | All Rights Reserved.

COACHES

Michael Crotty

Magic alum and Director of the program. Coaches the 10th and 11th grade levels and assists all high school players in college recruitment.

Larry Hurley

Assistant Director of the program with over 25 years experience coaching boys and girls at all age groups. Coach Hurley was the Captain of Stoneham high school, and he has served as a member of the Reading and Stoneham youth basketball board of directors. He is a member of the IAABO Board 27 officials, and he coaches girls and boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Bill Boyle

Assistant Director of the program for over 15 years.  One of the all-time leading scorers in New York City basketball history upon graduation, and accepted a full scholarship to play for legendary coach Al McGuire at Marquette University. Coach Boyle coaches the 10th and 11th grade boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Michael Wilder

Coach Wilder is the Director of Player Development for the Middlesex Magic, leading all of our clinics and camps throughout the year. Coach Wilder played High School basketball at Waltham before starring as a player at Clark University, where he played for four years and served as the team captain. Coach Wilder served as the Director of Waltham Youth Basketball program for nearly a decade, leading the construction of a great youth program. After serving as the Varsity assistant for years, he was named the Head Boys coach at Waltham High School in 2015.

Lamarr Walker

Coach Lamarr is the Director of the Middlesex Magic Girls Program. A graduate of Medford High School, Coach Lamarr played three years of Varsity basketball for the Mustangs and was twice named Captain. He currently is a classroom teacher for Arlington Public Schools in Kindergarten at the Brackett Elementary School. Coach Lamarr also acts as a mentor and inspiration to today’s youth, as he is heavily involved in the youth programs in Arlington and with the Middlesex Magic. He dedicates his time and effort to developing and promoting positive Basketball experiences for both boys and girls.

Chris Giordano

Magic alum who played college basketball at Rivier University before entering the coaching profession. Coach Giordano is currently an assistant coach at Tufts University, and he served as the Head Coach of Lesley University for four years. Coach Giordano brings a wealth of experience coaching at the college and high school level, and he coaches the 10th and 11th grade boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Sam Mosley

Coach Mosley played four years club basketball at Northeastern University, and in 2009 helped lead her team to the NCCS National Championship. She works with our 5th-9th grade girls teams and has been coaching for Middlesex Magic for nearly five years.

Kelsey Garrity

Kelsey Garrity is a Middlesex Magic alum and was a standout high school player, Greater Boston League MVP and 1000 point scorer at Somerville High School. She continued her career and was a four year starter, 1000 point scorer and all conference election at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Coach Garrity is the Varsity coach at St. Clement High School, and she coach middle school and high school girls in the Middlesex Magic program.

Mike Reidy

Mike Reidy brings a wealth of basketball experience to the court, as he has served as a Varsity Head Coach for nearly 20 years at Westwood and Wellesley High School, where he is the current coach. Coach Reidy has also coached in grassroots/aau basketball for 20+ years.  He has been noted for his ability to blend talented players into a unit that plays team basketball, and he will be coaching high school levels for the Middlesex Magic.

Nick Walch

Played college basketball at Rivier University before entering the coaching profession. Coach Walch spent four years as an  assistant coach at Lesley University, where he took a lead in skill development, scouting and recruiting. Coach Walch coaches high school boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Dwayne Powell

Played college basketball at Lasell College where he is the all time leader in assists. Began his coaching career training players in the Puerto Rico Pro league before becoming an assistant coach at his alma mater. Coach Powell started working in youth basketball where he has a true passion for helping the kids develop as players. Coach Powell has been involved in youth basketball for a decade training and coaching players to reach their full potential. “The best feeling is watching kids you started working with as a young players achieve their dreams of playing collegiate basketball.”

Kyle VanRossum

Coach VanRossum has an extensive amount of coaching experience at a number of levels. For the past nine seasons, Coach Kyle has led three different middle schools to Final Four appearances in Rhode Island. Coach Kyle is in his first season as a Varsity Assistant and JV Head Coach at Mount Saint Charles in Woonsocket, RI, and he has coached in AAU basketball since 2009. In addition to his coaching experience, Kyle was one of the best high school players in the state of Rhode Island, scoring 1500 points at Burrillville High School. Kyle graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

Steve Benevento

Coach Benevento was a standout high school basketball player at Garden City HS in Long Island, New York. He played college baseball and Rugby st St Michael’s College. Coach Benevento is currently a youth coach in Burlington, MA and he is a coach in the Magic elementary school age groups.

Connor Bennett

Coach Bennett was a standout player at Wilmington high school before attending UMass Lowell and playing Division I basketball. He is coaching in the Magic high school program, and he provides a fantastic connectivity for our young players with his passion for the game and basketball acumen.

Paul Dean

Coach Dean is a graduate of Merrimack Valley High School where he led his team to the 1989 basketball state championship. He was a two-time All-State selection for Basketball. He went on to play college basketball at Plymouth State College where he was a two time captain. Coach Dean is approaching 25 years of coaching youth basketball. Coach Dean coaches youth boys grades 3-8 in the Middlesex Magic program.

Kevin McDonald

Coach Kevin McDonald has over 25 years of youth coaching under his belt. Volunteering in youth basketball in Wellesley and Natick, and joined the Middlesex Magic coaching staff in 2010. Coach McDonald has a passion to help young players constantly develop their skills.  He coaches youth and middle school boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Brian Ludemann

Coach Brian played varsity at Northeast Regional, and transitioned his passion for the game to the sidelines as a coach. He has coached the Middlesex Magic elementary and middle school levels since 2010, and has led teams to State Championships. Coach Brian has also volunteered with Stoneham Youth Travel Basketball, giving back to the program that gave him so much as a youth player. He is currently the Assistant Girls’ Varsity coach at Malden High School.

Lambros Papalambros

Coach P is a Magic Alum who had a tremendous college career, amassing over 1000 points as a player at Curry College. Coach P brings a signature passion and acumen to the court, always pushing his teams to compete at the highest level and to play as a team. He is currently an assistant coach at Regis College, and he coaches high school boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Brian Wilder

Coach Wilder played High School basketball at Waltham before starring as a player at Colby-Sawyer college, where he recorded 1608 career points and 658 career rebounds. His team was 83-26 in his four year career and earned an ECAC championship. Coach Wilder is the Director of Waltham Youth Basketball, and he coaches youth boys basketball in the Middlesex Magic program.

Titus Manderson

Coach Manderson is in his 6th year as head coach at Fitchburg State. Prior to Fitchburg he spent nearly ten seasons with MASCAC rival Salem State University as both an assistant coach and associate head coach. During his time with the Vikings he mentored a pair of All-American selections, while mentoring six MASCAC Players of the Year. Prior to his collegiate coaching debut, Manderson also served has head coach of the Saugus High School boy’s basketball team from 2004 to 2008, guiding Saugus to two state tournament appearances. Manderson had a decorated playing career for Salem State where he helped lead the Vikings to both a Northeast Regional and Division III Sweet Sixteen appearance during the 1996 and 1997 seasons, and also served as captain of the squad during his senior campaign. For his efforts, he collected New England Senior All-Star and MASCAC All-League accolades, in addition to AT&T National Long Distance Shooter honors. Manderson graduated from Salem State University with a Bachelor of Science in Fitness and currently holds a of Masters degree in Coaching/Physical Education from Boston University.

Michael Corcoran

Coach Corcoran is a Magic Alum who played for Coach Crotty Jr. He was a varsity player at Boston College High School and then a four year player and Captain at Emerson College. He works in Sales and Marketing for the Boston Celtics, and coaches middle school and high school boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Connor Mahoney

Coach Mahoney is a Magic Alum who played for Coach Crotty Jr. He was a varsity player at the Brooks School and then accepted a full athletic scholarship and was four year player and Captain at Lemoyne College. Coach Mahoney coaches middle school and high school boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Tell White

Coach White is a graduate of Endicott College where he played and then became an assistant coach after graduation. After his time in the North Shore he took a job in the NBA working for the Dallas Mavericks as a player development intern. Currently, Coach White works at Emmanuel College as an assistant coach for the Men’s Basketball team and also helps with all aspects of residential life.

Devon Mayo

Coach Mayo is the Head Coach of Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. He is also a graduate of Lesley where he was a four year member of the basketball program and two year captain. A member of the 1,000 point club and NECC All-Conference 2nd team selection, Mayo guided the 2016-2017 team to the most wins in program history. He was named the team MVP as a junior and a senior, and was also awarded with the Lesley Athletic’s Male Senior Athlete of the Year award.

Tom Palleschi

Coach Palleschi is a graduate of Phillips Andover where he was a four year starter and the only player in program history to record 1000 points and 1000 rebounds. He then played at Tufts University where he was the NESCAC Rookie of the Year, and earned All-Conference twice. He scored 1218 points, grabbed 682 rebounds and is Tufts all-time leader ion blocks with 270.  Coach Palleschi is currently the assistant coach at Phillips Andover.

Jimmy Zenevitch

Coach Zenevitch is a 2011 graduate of Central Catholic High School where he was a four year Varsity player with a combined record of 95-8, never losing at home or in conference play. The team went on to win the MIAA Division 1 State Championships in 2008 and 2010 when he was the leading scorer. During his career at CCHS he earned a spot on the ESPN, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and Eagle Tribune Dream Teams. Coach Zenevitch accepted a full athletic scholarship to Assumption College in Worcester, MA. At Assumption, Coach Zenevitch started all four years and was a two year captain. He earned his degree in Business Management and Information Technology. Coach Zenevitch was the Varsity Assistant at Central Catholic from 2015-2018 and is currently a Varsity Assistant at St. John’s Prep.

Connor Macomber

Coach Macomber is a graduate of St John’s Prep (Danvers) where he was the Co-Captain of the 2011 Division 1 State Championship team! He then played at Allegheny College where he was a three year starter at point guard.  He led the team in both three point and free throw percentage, and helped them to their conference championship.

Michael Downing Jr.

Coach Dowing is currently assisting at Randolph High School. Coach Downing was a 2 year Varsity player at Cardinal Spellman High School, a team that featured late Middlesex Magic alum Joey Glynn, where he would accumulate 2 Catholic Central League titles and a South sectional championship in 2011. Michael was named a league all star in his senior season as well as voted as the teams unsung hero. He played college basketball at Regis College. During this time period he began his coaching career with All For One basketball club, where he assisted his father in coaching players that matriculated to schools including Brown, South Carolina, and Stanford to name a few.

Danny Sullivan

Coach Sullivan played three years of varsity basketball at Medford High School where he was a captain. He has extensive experience coaching youth basketball and football, and he is a coach in the Magic elementary school age groups.

Peter Howe

Coach Howe has been leading Arlington boys travel basketball teams from the 4th grade through 8th grade levels for the last 10 years. He was 4-year Varsity basketball player at Columbia high school in upstate New York and attended Rutgers University on a cross country and track scholarship. He currently works as a Senior Director of Operations at Reputation Institute in Boston, focused primarily on Marketing and Sales technology development.

Danny Bekkenhuis

Coach Bekkenhuis was three year varsity player and captain of Northeast Regional High School. He coaches in the Reading youth basketball program and coaches boys in the Middlesex Magic program for over five years.

Adam Cluff

Coach Cluff is a Wellesley native and Williams college graduate who is the varsity boys basketball coach at the Noble and Greenough school.  Prior to Nobles, Coach Cluff was the varsity coach at Framingham High school and junior varsity coach at Wellesley High School. Coach Cluff coaches youth and middle school boys basketball in the Middlesex Magic program.

Mark Garrity

Coach Garrity is a Magic Alum who played nine years for Coach Mike Crotty Sr. He was a four year varsity player at Somerville High School and a three time league all-star before playing college basketball. He was the Varsity assistant coach at Danvers where he helped lead the program to three stats championships. Coach Garrity, for over ten years, has coached middle school and high school boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Paul Garrity

Coach Paul Garrity played college basketball at and graduated from Tufts University. He was an assistant coach at Tewksbury High School and Salem State before accepting his first head coaching position at St Clement High School. Coach Garrity then spent five years as the head coach at Salem High School and Somerville High School.  Coach Garrity has coached all levels of boys in the Middlesex Magic for over ten years.

Jimmy Gunville

Coach Gunville is a Magic Alum who played three years Varsity basketball at Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School and is a member of school Hall of Fame. Coach Gunville accepted a Division II college scholarship to Mercy College. Coach Gunville has spent nearly 15 years with the program as a player and a coach. Coach Gunville coaches middle school and high school boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Courtney Finn

Coach Courtney Finn is one of the best players in the long and stories history of Bentley Women’s Basketball. Coach Finn, one of only two players in Bentley women’s basketball history with at least 1,500 points, 750 rebounds and 100 three-pointers, was a two-year captain for the Falcons. She earned Division II All-America honors and was twice named a first-team All-Northeast-10 selection. As part of the national championship team, Coach Finn averaged 15.6 points, a team-best 7.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists. Coach Finn coaches middle school and high school girls in the Middlesex Magic program.

David Scheffler

Coach Scheffler played for the Magic and at Newton North High School, where his teams won two Bay State Conference championships. He has experience coaching at all grade levels and has coached 10th and 11th graders with the Magic since 2014. He is a graduate of Boston College and Boston College Law School. He is a former Assistant Attorney General and now serves as Counsel in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Coach Scheffler coaches in the Magic program because of the organization’s leadership, focus on team-building, and commitment to preparing its players for success on and off the court.

Mike Burzyk

Coach Burzyk was a standout player at Billerica High School where he was a three year Varsity player, two year starter and team Captain. Coach Burzyk bring constant energy, and focuses on instilling confidence while working hard and having fun.  He has coach in the Magic program for nearly a decade, and his ability to work with players to help them improve throughout the season is second to none.  Coach Burzyk coaches youth and middle school teams in the Middlesex Magic program.

Isabella Ryan

Isabella is a player in the Magic program and a student coach who assisted with our 4th graders. She helped conduct practices and was assisted the head coach in games.

Ava Ciaccio

Ava is a player in the Magic program and a student coach who assisted with our 4th graders. She helped conduct practices and was assisted the head coach in games.