2011 Dickinson College Basketball Clinics Presents……
COLLEGE ELITE SESSION
August 7th-9th / BOYS GRADES 9-10-11-12
Elite Camp Staff Includes:
Alan Seretti Dickinson College Head Coach
Ethan Stewart-Smith Dickinson College Assistant Coach
Zach Spitz Dickinson College Assistant Coach
Coach Seretti and his staff bring over fifteen years of coaching experience to the clinic and much of that experience
has been with turning around programs by developing scorers. As an assistant coach at Washington & Jefferson
College, Seretti recruited and coached 4 of the top 5 scorers in the 87 year history of the basketball program and
the Presidents lost in the conference championship in his final season. While the head coach at Penn State
Altoona, the staff recruited and coached 4 of the 5 total 1,000+ point scorers in the history of the college and the
Lions made their first post-season appearance in school history. Here at Dickinson, the staff helped develop 1
team All-Centennial Conference performer Matt Dolan while setting the school record for conference victories
with 12. At every college stop, a former Seretti pupil stands as the all-time leading scorer in that schools history.
Nevada Smith Ithaca College Assistant Coach
Coach Smith has been in charge of an offense at Ithaca that specializes in screen & roll basketball and stresses
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individual shooting development. Ithaca has ranked 20 , 12 and 3 in the country in points scored the past three
seasons as well as 4 and 5 in the country in 3 point field goals per game the past two years. Smith recruited and
tutors Sean Rossi who led NCAA Division III in assists this past season as a freshman. As a player, Smith led the
nation in 3 point field goals, scored over 1,200 career points and still ranks in the NCAA’s top 15 all-time in 3
Adam Kaufman Montour High School (PA District 7)
Kaufman enjoyed a standout career at Edinboro University where he starred at point guard from 1997-2001. He
was named PSAC Player of the Year in 2001 and was honored as an All-PSAC performer each of his four college
seasons. He finished his career first in the history of the school in assists, scored over 1,100 points and still
remains 2 in the history of NCAA Division II in career assists. As the head coach at Montour High School,
Kaufman led the Spartans to their first ever District Championship in 2010 and set a school record for victories.
Nick Tagliaferri Hughesville High School (PA District 4)
Coach Tagliaferri has turned Hughesville into a perennial Class AA contender in Pennsylvania by his continuous
stress on individual fundamentals and player development. Tagliaferri, who enjoyed a successful playing career at
Lycoming College, specializes in post play and has sent numerous players to the college level in his tenure. Coach
Tags development skills can be seen in future Dickinson College Red Devil Brian Gerney who became Hughesville’s
first 1 team All-State representative in 2010. In the past five seasons, Tags teams have won three district
championships and seven state tournament games culminating in a 2009 appearance in the AA State Semi-Finals.
Mark Seidenburg Penn State Harrisburg Assistant Coach
Coach Seidenburg has spent the better part of the past seven years helping to turn basketball programs into
winners. After graduating from Elizabethtown College in 2005 where he was a member of the basketball team,
Coach Seidenburg assisted head coach Chris Sattele at Northern High School as the staff turned the program into a
district contender in just three seasons. While at Northern, Seidenburg coached second all-time leading scorer and
Patriot News Big 15 player Robbie Bliler. He and Sattele then left Northern to spearhead another rebuilding job at
fellow District 3 member Middletown High School where they helped to develop Division II scholarship athletes
Mike and Aaron Lupia. Seidenburg then worked for one season with Coach Seretti and Coach Stewart-Smith to
recruit and develop the current record setting roster at Dickinson before joining the staff at Penn State Harrisburg.
Bill Swan Greensburg Central Catholic High School
Coach Swan begins his third season at Greensburg Central Catholic High School after serving as head
coach of Hempfield High School for eight years. GCC finished this season as the PIAA District VII AA
Runner-up with a record of 25-3. At Hempfield, Swan led his teams through a challenging quad a section
to earn WPIAL playoff berths in 7 of his 8 seasons. Hempfield had its most successful season in school
history in 2002-2003 going 23-4 and losing at the buzzer in the Western Semi-finals of the Pennsylvania
State Tournament to eventual champion State College High School. In addition to the team success,
Coach Swan has also developed over a dozen college players in his time coaching, including his son Jake
who will play for Washington & Jefferson College next season. Previous to Hempfield, Swan served as
an assistant at Central Cambria High School after graduating from Westminster College. He currently
works as a Math teacher in the Hempfield school district.
*All are tentatively scheduled to attend.
*Staff will also include several players from this season’s Dickinson College basketball team.