Varsity Basketball - Boys
The Pingree boys’ basketball program has won over 100 games in the last six seasons and has finished either first or second in our league since 2004. In addition to our play in the Eastern Independent League, our team plays a challenging non-conference schedule against an array of strong New England prep school teams.
Pingree basketball strives to instill confidence, determination, and a love for the game in all of its players. Our goal is to improve everyday and maximize our basketball potential through hard work, perseverance, and dedication to the team. We are proud of our successes and we are excited for another promising season.
EIL League Champions '03 '04 '05 '07 '08 '09 '10
New England Prep School Champions 2009
New England Prep School Finalist 2013
New England Prep School Final Four '06 '08 '09 '11 '13 '14, '15, '16
Pingree Alumni Collegiate Athletes:
David Massillon '18, Gordon College
Alonzo Jackson '17, Saint Anselm College
Chad DiCenzo '17, Clarkson
Jeff Oliveira '16, Salve Regina University
Connor Reardon '14, WPI
Isaac Carp '12, Skidmore College
Allen Williamson '09, Amherst College
Nick Mosakowski '07, Boston College
Head Coach: Steve Gibbs
Steve Gibbs has been the head coach of the Boys Varsity Basketball team since the 2003/2004 season. During his tenure, the team has captured five league titles and earned one New England Championship. Several former players are currently playing or have played college basketball.
Asst. Coach: Bob Relihan
Bob Relihan joined Pingree in 2013. A seasoned coaching veteran having coached six years at Lynnfield High School. Relihan has also coached numerous successful boys and girls AAU & middle school basketball teams. He learned the game of basketball at Wakefield High School playing for the infamous Sonny Lane, and continued to compete at the collegiate level at Umass Lowell.
Coach Relihan has put an emphasis on teaching the fundamentals and instilling confidence in each player to perform at the best of their abilities. Hard work in practice pays off in games! Beyond achieving a winning season his goal is that every member of the team improves their basketball skills and views their season as a positive high school experience.
Coach Relihan is also active as a member of the community serving as a member of the Lynnfield Recreation Commission and on the Little League Board of Directors the past five years.
Asst. Coach: Dave Briggs
David’s love of the game can be traced back to the 60’s and 70’s when he crossed paths with fabled Coach Rollie Massimino playing for the Lexington High School Minutemen. A life-long avid fan and team player, he currently serves as the Assistant Varsity Coach at Pingree School. His previous coaching positions include YMCA, AAU and town teams, just to name a few.
Professionally, David has lead the team of Boston Catering and Events for nearly 35 years. A premiere caterer and New England stand-out in the special events field, Boston Catering and Events has an impressive client list which includes a personal favorite, the Boston Celtics.
The married father of three shares his enthusiasm for basketball with his wife and sons. Rarely a day goes by for this coach, business owner, sports fan, and family man that doesn’t include cheering for the home team.