2012-13 Men's Basketball Coaches
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Bob Schermerhorn
Head Coach - 3rd Season
A graduate of South Bend Central High School, Bob left town after graduation in the 60's to become a Marine and serve his country in the Vietnam War. When he returned stateside he settled in Southern California where he earned his Associates Degree at Orange Coast College and acted as assistant basketball coach.  Since then he completed a Bachelors degree at Long Beach State and a Masters degree at Pepperdine University.
 
Coach "Horn" has been a winner at every level, coaching basketball from high school to NCAA Division I, including a term as head coach at Arizona State University.  During his tenure, the Sun Devils upset both UCLA and the University of Oregon.  Returning to Southern California, Schermerhorn coached Riverside Community College to nine consecutive playoff appearances.
 
Schermerhorn was selected State Coach of the Year in 1996 and Orange Empire Coach of the Year in 1994 and 1996. He has since coached at Fullerton College and Santa Ana College where he was also Associate Dean of Exercise Science.  In 2003, Coach "Horn" was enshrined in the California Community College Basketball Hall of Fame.
 
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Brian Pearison
Assistant Coach - 3rd Season
Brian Pearison enters his third year as an assistant coach for the Holy Cross men's basketball program. Pearison has coached on the high school and college level for 10 years.
 
Previously, Pearison served under Randy DeShone at Jimtown as an assistant for two years. During those two years they won a State Championship in 2004. Pearison also coached at Indiana University South Bend (IUSB) for 6 years as an Associate Head Coach where he served under Micah Schrewsberry and Denny Parks.
 
In addition, he directed and helped run several basketball camps in the area including Jimtown, IUSB, and Eastlake Athletic Club.
 
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Michael Weathers
Assistant Coach - 3rd Season

Coach Weathers attended Suomi College (now Finlandia University) and then Michigan State University with a double major of Business Administration & Education. He later attended Wake Forest University where he obtained his LL.A.,  and attended the University of St Thomas, where he received a  Master's degree in Catechetical Studies.

 Michael played basketball while at Suomi College and later worked for legendary Jud Heathcote & the Michigan State basketball program while he was in East Lansing. Weathers also coached 7 years in high school basketball & AAU, amassing a 93-33 win-loss record (74%) and 4 years of high school & travel baseball, with a 101-29 win-loss record (77%).

He is the proud father of a son, Bryant Alan (Stacy) & daughter Laura Beth.

Coach Weathers currently holds a position with Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph's County as the Director of Volunteer Care.

 
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A.J. Graft
Assistant Coach - 4th Season
 
Sean Dillon
Assistant Coach - 1st Season

Entering his 1st season as a member of the Saints coaching staff, coach Sean Dillon is a graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School in Altoona, Pennsylvania where he participated in basketball and volleyball.  Coach Dillon attended Holy Cross College where he made the dean's list and graduated with high honors.  He played four years of varsity basketball at Holy Cross and was captain his senior year.  He also has the distinction of being Holy Cross's first Academic All-American in basketball.  Coach Dillon spent two years as an assistant basketball coach at Clay High School, South Bend and has been an instructor and counselor for basketball camps at Notre Dame, Penn State Altoona, and Holy Cross.  He is currently a teacher for the City School District of Mishawaka.