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Basketball - Boys Varsity

Overview

Wyoming Seminary has a tradition of academic and athletic excellence. The basketball program stresses the importance of working hard on and off the court as well as expecting players to handle themselves with dignity at all times. We play a competitive schedule that enables players to improve their basketball ability while taking a college-preparatory academic curriculum that prepares students for the rigors of college.

NEWS AND NOTES

Two former Blue Knight basketball players recently completed successful college basketball careers. Matt Swaback was a starter on the University of Scranton team, which made it all the way to the D-III Elite Eight, and senior Gary Robinson completed a successful career at Keystone College.

In addition, '08 gradute Max Saidman graduated from Muhlenberg College and is now working for the Hoop Group, which runs basketball camps and tournaments.

Mike Alvarado, who played for Sem from 2006 to 2008, recently graduated from Manhattan College where he was the starting point guard on a team that made the NCAA tournament in 2014.

Schedule

Opponent Date Time Advantage Type Result Score
vs.
Wyoming Valley West
Away
vs.
Wyoming Area High School
Home
vs.
Berwick Area High School
Home
vs.
Pittston Area High School
Home
vs.
Freeland MMI Preparatory School
Away
vs.
Tunkhannock High School
Away
vs.
Hazleton Area High School
Away
vs.
Crestwood High School
Away
vs.
GAR Memorial Jr/Sr HS
Away
vs.
Blair Academy (NJ)
Away
vs.
Dallas Senior High School
Home
vs.
Coughlin Junior/Senior High School
Home
vs.
Hanover Area Jr/Sr High School
Home
Nespoli Tournament at Berwick (Exhibition)
TBD
Away
Nespoli Tournament at Berwick (Exhibition)
TBD
Away
vs.
Exhibition, Coughlin Junior/Senior High School
Away
vs.
Exhibition, Susquehanna Com. Jr/Sr HS
Away
vs.
Exhibition, Central Columbia HS
Home
vs.
Exhibition, Lackawanna Trail Jr/Sr High School
Away
vs.
Greater Nanticoke Area Senior High School
Home
vs.
Berwick Area High School
Away
vs.
Wyoming Area High School
Home
vs.
Tunkhannock High School
Away
vs.
GAR Memorial Jr/Sr HS
Home
vs.
Elmer L Meyers Junior/Senior High School
Away
vs.
Northwest MS/SR High School
Home
vs.
Holy Redeemer High School
Away
vs.
Freeland MMI Preparatory School
Away
vs.
Lake-Lehman Junior/Senior High School
Home
vs.
Hanover Area Jr/Sr High School
Home
vs.
Northwest MS/SR High School
Away
vs.
Holy Redeemer High School
Home
vs.
Freeland MMI Preparatory School
Home
vs.
Lake-Lehman Junior/Senior High School
Away
vs.
Hanover Area Jr/Sr High School
Away

Roster

Name Class
Ryan Anderson 2019
Nicolas Bufalino 2019
Jeremy Callahan 2020
Nicholas Ganter 2019
Dimitri Gnall 2019
Noah Hammerman 2017
John (Johnny) Kehl 2017
Tyler Maddock 2018
Alexander Meuser 2020
Noah Munley 2017
Daniel Paglia 2018
Todd Phillips 2020
Samir Singh 2017

Coaches

C.J. Kersey - Head Coach
C.J. graduated from Wyoming Seminary in 1990 and continued his education at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. He then worked for eight years as a teacher and coach at Culver Academies in Culver, IN. There, he served as varsity assistant for three years and varsity head coach for five years. In addition to coaching, Coach Kersey serves as a class dean, teaches Advanced Placement United States Government, and lives on campus with his wife, Catie, and their two kids.

For more information about the basketball program at Wyoming Seminary, contact Coach Kersey at CJKersey@wyomingseminary.org.

Sean McCormick - Assistant Coach
Sean McCormick is a 2003 graduate of Wyoming Seminary and he has coached at Sem since 2011. He is an assistant coach for both the JV and Varsity teams.

Josh Pstrak - Assistant Coach
Josh joined the Sem basketball coaching staff in 2011. He graduated from Hanover Area High School and played college basketball at Wilkes University. He currently serves as the assistant varsity coach.