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Saint Mary's College Men's Basketball
Saint Mary's College Men's Basketball

RANDY BENNETT BASKETBALL CAMPS | Coaching Staff

 

MARTY CLARKE | Associate Head Coach

Longtime international player and coach Marty Clarke enters his third season on the Saint Mary's men's basketball staff as an assistant coach in 2015-16.

Clarke, who has extensive international playing and coaching experience, is involved in the operation of all aspects of the Gaels’ program, including recruiting, practice and game preparation and player development.

A 1991 graduate of Victoria University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, Clarke served three seasons as the head coach of the Adelaide 36ers in the country’s professional National Basketball League. He has also spent four seasons as an assistant coach for the Australian National Team and was on the bench during the team's quarterfinal run at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

During his coaching career, Clarke has worked closely with helping develop some of the top names in the country’s basketball history, including: Andrew Bogut, Patrick Mills and Matthew Dellavedova.

He also worked with a number of current and former SMC players, including current assistant coach Adam Caporn, former all-time leading scorer Daniel Kickert and current Gaels Jorden Page and Matthew Hodgson.

While playing for the Australia Institute of Sport as a youth player, Clarke served as captain of the country’s Junior National Team that finished fifth at the 1987 Junior World Championships in Bormio, Italy.

He joined the NBL’s North Melbourne Giants in 1988 and played 120 games with the club before returning in 1992. After his playing career ended, Clarke served two years as a teacher in his native Tasmania before accepting a position as a regional development manager for Basketball Tasmania.

Clarke returned to AIS as an assistant coach from 1998-2002 before accepting the head coaching position, which he held for eight seasons. While coaching at AIS, he also served as the head coach of the Australian Junior National Team from 2005-09 then accepted a position as an assistant with the Boomers from 2009-12.

Clarke is married to the former Julie Wilts. The couple has four children and resides in Moraga.

 

MARCUS SCHROEDER | Assistant Coach

In his fourth overall season as a member of the Saint Mary's basketball program, Marcus Schroeder enters his first year as an assistant coach in 2015-16.

Schroeder joined the program in 2012 as a graduate assistant and video coordinator and was promoted to director of basketball operations in 2014. He assists in all facets of the Gaels' nationally prominent program, including scouting, recruiting, game preparation and player development.

A native of nearby Concord, Calif., Schroeder served as a graduate assistant for the Gaels for two seasons while earning a masters degree in kinesiology from Saint Mary's.

A 2010 graduate of Princeton, he was a four-year letterwinner for the Tigers' basketball team. Schroeder averaged 5.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. As a freshman, he led all NCAA Division I men's basketball players in minutes per game (38.8) and was on the floor for 1085 of a possible 1,130 minutes during the 2006-07 season.

He ended his career fourth in Princeton history with 156 steals and fifth with 295 career assists.

A three-year point guard at De La Salle High School, he led the Spartans to a 32-1 record and state championship as a senior in 2006. His three-year record at DLS was 83-10 with three league titles and two NorCal championships.

His sister, Anna, was a four-year letterwinner for the Saint Mary's volleyball team from 2009-12.

 

DAVID CARTER | Assistant Coach

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DANNY YOSHIKAWA | Director of Operations

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