Coaches

Varsity Head Coach: Harry Martin
E-mail: HMartin@bcps.k12.md.us | Phone: 410-662-2110

Coach Martin is in his ninth season as head coach at Patterson High School. In the past eight years, coach Martin’s teams have compiled a 139-55 record, including winning the Baltimore City League Championship in 2011, the school’s first city title since 1976, and the school’s first ever state title in 2012. Coach Martin has led the team to back-to-back regional championships and to the 4A title game in 2011. In 2014, he led the team to the 2A North region championship, the program’s third regional championship in four years.

Coach Martin is a 1994 graduate of Baltimore City College High School where he lettered in baseball and basketball. He is a 1998 graduate of Coppin State University where he was a key member of the 1995 MEAC Championship baseball team.

Coach Martin is a certified mathematics secondary teacher and has been head of Patterson’s math department for the past nine years. He is in his 17th year at Patterson.

J.V. Head Coach/Program Assistant Coach: Darrick “Baseline” Oliver
Phone: 443-413-3464 | Twitter: @teammelo13

Coach Oliver is in his fourth year as an assistant. Oliver has coached AAU and high school basketball in Baltimore for 25 years. He has coached numerous Baltimore stars, including Carmelo Anthony, Juan Dixon, Donte Greene, Malcolm Delaney, Shawnta Rogers and many more. Oliver is a 1988 graduate of Lake Clifton High School. His son, Dereck, is a senior point guard on the team.

Program Assistant Coach: Theodoric “Poopie” Bell
Phone: 443-882-7748 | Twitter: @coachpoopiephs

Coach Bell is in his fifth year as an assistant. Bell is Patterson’s lead strength and conditioning coach, famous for his “32 Minutes of Hell” workout each practice. Bell has also been an assistant football coach at Patterson for two years. Outside of the season, he leads the team’s offseason conditioning and serves as an assistant coach for the B’More Finest AAU team. Bell is a 1989 graduate of Patterson.

Program Assistant Coach: Seth Hoffman
E-mail: sethh24@gmail.com | Twitter: @PattersonBBall

Coach Hoffman is in his fourth season as an assistant. Hoffman coaches post players, runs offseason workouts and in-season speed and agility training and maintains the program’s Website, statistics and social media. Hoffman also is a coach for the B’More Finest AAU program. Hoffman graduated from the University of Maryland with a journalism degree and assists athletes with English and SAT verbal preparation.

Program Assistant Coach: Byron King
Phone: 443-563-0412 | Twitter: @TeamSlice

Coach King is in his first year as an assistant. King has been the head coach for Team Slice AAU for the past three years. King has been mentoring young men in Baltimore City for the past 10 years. King graduated from Morgan State University with a degree in Computer Science.