Jere Quinn

Career Facts: Jere Quinn

  • Coach Quinn was nominated to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018 and has been re-nominated several times since. 
  • Over his forty-three years as a Head Coach at St. Thomas More School, Jere Quinn has never had a season with a final record below five hundred.
  • Coach Quinn has probably recruited between 500 and 600 students to play basketball at St. Thomas More School and has helped place the majority of these alumni on intercollegiate teams. It would be a challenge to find anyone in the history of the game who recruited and/or placed more student-athletes on college basketball teams. Fair estimates state he has helped over 360 athletes receive scholarships to attend college.
  • In the current Division 1 conference alignment, Coach Quinn has placed one of his players in 31 of the 32 Division 1 conferences across the United States.
  • Alumni have played professionally in the United States, South America, Australia, Asia, the Middle East, and Canada. Coach has had 12 alumni play in the NBA, many alumni compete in the NBA developmental leagues and currently has over a dozen alumni playing professionally around the world and the G league. Over the years, there have been at least 50 players who have competed professionally around the world.
  • Coach Quinn is a member of the New England Hall of Fame, had his 1991-92 New England Prep Championship team (31-1) inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame, and is inducted to the 2018 CCSU Hall of Fame as a former player.
  • Coach Quinn won his 1,000th career victory on Wednesday, January 18 2018 at Worcester Academy. His overall record is 1078 and 307, which is a .780 winning percentage and equates to a little above 25 wins per season and a little below 7 losses per season.
  • Coach Quinn has won five New England Championships and reached the finals 16 other times. His team won the National Prep School Championship in 2011 and has reached the finals on two other occasions and the final four on three and elite eight twice.
  • Coach Quinn has coached several Parade Magazine All-Americans, several National and Regional Michael Jordan All Americans. He has also coached a McDonal’s All American, several Connecticut Gatorade Players of the Year, and has been a volunteer coach at several national All American games and regional competitions.
  • Coach Quinn has been the founder and Director of the St. Thomas More Basketball camp which started in 1989. Entering his 32nd year of camp, there have been over 6,000 boys and girls who have participated in the 2 separate weeks of camp held annually on the St. Thomas More campus.

During IUP’s 2018-19 season, Luciano was responsible for preseason and in-season individual workouts. IUP posted a 30-3 record, finished the year #2 in the NABC DII standings, and won a PSAC Championship. Following IUP’s loss in the Sweet Sixteen, Luciano pivoted towards working with four of IUP’s graduating seniors who went on to professional careers in Europe (Dutch Basketball League, Spanish ACB, NB I/A).

In the summer of 2019, before joining the Chancellors in the fall, Luciano split time between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Irvine, California to fulfill various player development roles. In Irvine, Luciano spent a month at the ASICS Headquarters working under Jordan Lawley, one of the world’s top freelance NBA Skills Trainers. From there, he traveled back across the states and back to Western Europe to reconnect with former IUP standout Willem Brandwijk, where they spent a month preparing for Willem’s inaugural professional season. Willem currently plays with Donar and has spent time as a member of the Dutch National Team.

In Luciano’s first season coaching with the St. Thomas More, the Chancellors posted a 34-10 overall record and made it to the National Prep School Quarterfinal. They finished the season ranked #10 by the National Prep School Poll. Back in 2015-16, Luciano played under Coach Jere Quinn as a member of a 31-6 Nationally ranked Chancellor team that finished the year a National Finalist.

Luciano has compiled player development experience working with several players at the NCAA, Euro-League (Liga ACB, VTB United, Lega Serie A Italy, GBL Greece, NBL Australia, DBL), and NBA/G-League levels.

At the end of the 2016 regular season, Cane was named the Northeast Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, becoming only the second sophomore in the conference’s history to do so. He averaged 23.1 points and 4.9 rebounds per game. In April of that very same spring, Cane announced that he would transfer to the University of Cincinnati and sit out a season. As a junior, he scored in double-figures seven times and considers his 16-point, five-assist performance against Xavier on December 2nd to be his best game.

Broome averaged 7.9 points per game as a junior on a 31-5 Bearcat team that earned a 2 seed in the NCAA tournament. As a senior, he was named captain and logged 8.3 points and 2.2 assists per outing. Broome signed with the St. John’s Edge of the National Basketball League of Canada on October 11, 2019. On February 18, 2020, Broome was named National Basketball League of Canada player of the week after averaging 22.5 points per game in two victories. He averaged 13.9 points and 2.1 rebounds per game, earning league All-Rookie Team honors.

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