J.V. Basketball - Boys
Head Coach: Robert Rao
Coach Rao joined the Pingree coaching staff in 2016. He is a Nike Junior Golf Camp Instructor at Beverly Golf & Tennis and also works as a member of the Grounds and Pro Shop employee at Olde Salem Greens. Coach Rao has also served as an assistant Golf Pro/PGA Apprentice at Thomson Country Club in North Reading, MA.
Assistant Coach: Jordan Coulombe
Jordan is a new addition to the Pingree community, joining the history department in the fall of 2019. Growing up in Saco, Maine, Jordan played football, basketball, baseball, indoor track, and cross country in high school before going on to run track and play baseball at the collegiate level. After taking a break for a few years to complete his Ph. D. in history at the University of New Hampshire, Jordan is looking forward to becoming engaged in competitive athletics once more as an assistant coach on the JV Basketball and Track teams.
Assistant Coach: Casey Finch
Casey joined the Pingree community in 2014 as a teacher in the history department. He earned his BA in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire and his MA in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Denver. Over the past seven years he has coached track, basketball, and lacrosse at both middle and high school levels. Casey views athletics as an integral part of a well-rounded education and enjoys the opportunity to work with students on and off the playing field.
Assistant Coach: Daniel Anastos
Dan got his start coaching for the town of Amherst while he was studying for his bachelors degree in Turgrass Science and Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He coached in Amherst until his graduation where he then worked and lived around the country in such places as Southampton New York, Seattle Washington and Coeur d'Alene Idaho. He is now back in Massachusetts as the head golf course superintendent at Beverly Golf and Tennis Club. Dan looks forward to the opportunity to coach again and the chance to share his knowledge and love for the game of basketball.