Anthony Faradie- Head Basketball Coach- Methuen High School
2015-2016 Eagle Tribune Coach of the Year
2014-2015 Merrimack Valley Division 1 Coach of the Year
Pictured: Coach Anthony Faradie
Anthony Faradie is entering his Fourth year at the helm for Methuen High School as the Head Boys Basketball Coach. Faradie has now put his mark on the Rangers basketball program showing marked improvement every year since taking over in the 2013-2014 season where the Rangers finished 8-14 improving from a 4-18 prior to his arrival. In the Rangers 2014-2015 campaign the team finished at 9-11 falling just short of a post-season berth. This past season (2015-2016) Faradie helped lead the Rangers to a 14-10 Overall Record including a first round state tournament win against Lynn English High School. This marked the highest win total in the last 16 years at MHS.
Pictured: 2013-2014 Methuen Basketball Commonwealth Motors Christmas Tournament Team
Prior to arriving at Methuen High School, Faradie served as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Medford High School for 6 seasons (2007-2013). During his tenure at Medford High School Faradie ignited a basketball program that was in the doldrums for over a decade. In the Mustangs 2009-2010 campaign the team finished with a 12-8 overall regular season record finishing 2nd in the Greater Boston League and earned the first playoff berth for the Medford Basketball Program since 1999. Andrew White became only the second 1,000 point scorer in Medford Boys Basketball history totalling 1,004 points and joining Jean Bain on the Mustangs all time scoring list while also earning the 2009-2010 Greater Boston League Player of the Year honors.
Pictured: Andrew White 2009-2010 Greater Boston League Player of the Year
The Mustangs continued to add to the resume under Anthony Faradie's leadership as they earned back to back state tournament appearances during the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 seasons also the first of the century mark. During the 2011-2012 season the Mustangs beat former GBL rival Peabody High School in the first round of the state tournament which was also a first for the program since 1999. In the Mustangs 2012-2013 season, the team achieved its highest win total since 1999 with a 13-7 regular season record and Sean Doncaster was named the Greater Boston League Player of the Year.
Pictured: Sean Doncaster 2012-2013 Greater Boston League Player of the Year
Faradie served as an assistant coaches at other notable programs including Framingham State University where he also served as a two year capatain for the Rams as a player. Immediately upon graduation Faradie accepted the position as an assistant basketball coach at Framingham State (2004) and helped lead the Rams to a 15-10 Overall record, the best record at the institution since 1992. Faradie then Moved on to Worcester Polytechnic Institute as an assistant basketball coach under former Medford High Head Coach, Chris Bartley during the 2005-2006 season. The Engineers recorded a 23-4 Overall record while being ranked #9 in the nation along with attaining the NEWMAC conference championship, Worcester City Tip off Championship, Williams College Invitational Championship, and hosting the NCAA division III first and second rounds. Faradie also served as an assistant coach at Stoughton High School during the 2006-2007 season helping the Black Knights bounce back from a four win season to an 11-11 overall record including a first round state tournament win.