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

COACHES

Michael Crotty

Magic alum an 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 10 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.

Chris Giordano

Magic alum who played college basketball at Rivier University before entering the coaching profession. Coach Giordano was named the Head Coach of Lesley University in 2014, after serving as the Associate Head Coach at Rivier University for three years. Prior to joining the Rivier coaching staff, the Medford, Mass. native served as the varsity assistant coach at Nashua North High School for three years. Coach Giordano 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.

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.

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.

David Cochrane

Played college basketball at Castleton before entering the coaching profession. The Virginia Beach, VA native is currently an assistant coach at Lesley University. Coach Cochrane coaches high school boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

Nick Walch

Played college basketball at Rivier University before entering the coaching profession. Coach Walch is currently an assistant coach at Lesley University. Coach Walch coaches high school boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

John McCarthy

Coach McCarthy was a standout player and Captain at Bishop Fenwick High School before playing college basketball at Rivier University. Coach McCarthy was named the Head Coach of Nauset High School, in Eastham, Ma in 2012, after serving as the Assistant Head Coach at Nauset and Barnstable High School for over 6 years. Coach McCarthy, a Melrose, Mass. native, has over 15 years of coaching experience, and is thrilled to be joining the Magic Family and bringing great basketball experiences to kids from Cape Cod and the South Shore region.

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.

Kedner Abellard

Coach Kedner Abellard was a standout basketball player at Arlington High School and for the Middlesex Magic during his playing days. Our “Coach K” has led multiple boys teams to the AAU Nationals at the middle school and high school levels and has also been an integral part of developing the girls program for Middlesex Magic. In addition to coaching for the Middlesex Magic, Coach Kedner previously served as the Assistant Varsity Coach for Framingham High School and is the current Varsity Assistant at Waltham High School. Coach Kedner coaches middle school and high school girls and boys in the Middlesex Magic program.

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 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.

Michael Wilder

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. Coach Wilder coaches youth boys basketball in the Middlesex Magic program.

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.

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.

Lamarr Walker

Coach Lamarr is a graduate of Medford High School class of 2008 where he 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.

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.