Varsity Head Coach: Harry Martin
E-mail: HMartin@bcps.k12.md.us | Phone: 410-662-2110
Coach Martin is in his 11th season as head coach at Patterson High School. In the past eight years, coach Martin’s teams have compiled a 175-71 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 and 2015, he led the team to the 2A North region championship, and in 2015 to the 2A championship game.
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 19th year at Patterson.
J.V. Head Coach/Program Assistant Coach: Darrick “Baseline” Oliver
Phone: 443-414-6349 | Twitter: @teammelo13
Coach Oliver is in his sixth 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 2015 graduate of Patterson and is currently playing at Augusta College.
Program Assistant Coach: Theodoric “Poopie” Bell
Phone: 410-302-6136 | Twitter: @coachpoopiephs
Coach Bell is in his seventh 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 runs the popular Poop Camp at Lake Montebello. Bell is a 1989 graduate of Patterson.
Program Assistant Coach: Seth Hoffman
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org | Twitter: @PattersonBBall
Coach Hoffman is in his sixth 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 has also coached AAU in numerous capacities. Hoffman graduated from the University of Maryland with a journalism degree and assists athletes with English and SAT verbal preparation.
Program Assistant Coach: Kevin Simpson
Coach Simpson is in his second year as an assistant. Simpson is one of the best high school players in Baltimore City history. He stared at Southern, leading the school to its first state championship.