Don P. Harris

Head Coach

  • Named the St. Thomas University Head Men's Basketball Coach (3/7/2019), following a 23-year tenure, sixteen as the Head Coach, at St. Vincent College (Latrobe, PA)
  • Two-time Presidents' Athletic Conference Coach of the Year (2015, 2019)
  • Four PAC Championships (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • American Mideast Conference Champions (2005)
  • Four NCAA National Championship Appearances
  • Two NAIA Tournament Appearances (as a Head Coach)
    •  Two Sweet Sixteen Appearances
  • Coached 11 All-Americans: Marty Kohler/ 1995, Daniel Santiago/ 1998, Armand Gage/ 1999, Terrance Smith/ 1999-2000, Tony Washam/ '03-'05, Kenny Roberts/ 2005, Jeff Mallory/ 2006 and Dillon Stith/ 2014)
  • Coached 22 pros throughout career, three continue to play (Washam - Brazil, Isaac Turner & Stith - Austrailia)
    •  Daniel Santiago played in the NBA from 2000 - 2002 (Phoenix Suns) and 2003 - 2005 (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Coached four Players of the Year: Washam (04-05, American Mideast), Stith (14, PAC), Jaylon Bell (2016, PAC), Tom Kromka (2019, PAC)
  • 2007-09, won 26 consecutive home games
  • In July 2018, SVC Men's Basketball team was recognized by the National Association of Basketball COaches with an NABC Team Academic Excellence Award - the award is given to teams with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Inducted into the Saint Vincent Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014
  • Awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship Award in 2008 by the Latrobe Rotary as an active member in the local community.