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As of April 15, 2015

Eric Flannery, head coach at St. Edward High School in Cleveland, Ohio, will serve as the assistant coach for the 2016 USA Junior National Select Team that will play in the 19th annual Nike Hoop Summit.

In 2015, he guided the USA Junior National Select Team in the 18th annual event as the USA's head coach. He also helped guide the USA to gold medals as an assistant coach for the USA at the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship and the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship.

He as served as a court coach at the 2012, 2014 and 2015 USA Men's Junior National Team October minicamps and as an assistant coach at the 2013 October minicamp.


In 2010, he was head coach for the USA Youth Olympic Games Team, and he was a long-time member of the USA Basketball Developmental National Team Committee (2001-12).

Having recently completed his 19th season (1996-97 to present) with the St. Edward Eagles, Flannery capped his 2014-15 campaign at 21-16 and reached the state semifinals.

Winning his first Ohio Division I state title in 1998, Flannery has led St. Edward to nine appearances in the state tournament final four and to the state title game in 2008.
   
In 2009-10, he led St. Edward to the regional final (state quarterfinal) and a 20-4 record. He followed that up with another regional final and an 18-6 mark in 2010-11. Last year Flannery returned St. Edward to the Ohio Division I Final Four and capped the year with an 18-8 record.


Flannery has helped more than 15 former players reach the NCAA Division I basketball ranks and has coached three NBA Draft picks, including Cleveland Cavalier Jawad Williams.

Three times Flannery has been honored as the Cleveland Plain Dealer Coach of the Year (1997, 2007 and 2008), and he was recognized as the 2007 Associated Press Ohio Coach of the Year.
   
Additionally, Flannery was an assistant coach in the 2008 Jordan Brand Classic and was head coach of the victorious West Team in the 2010 McDonald’s All-American Game.
   
He graduated from St. Edward High School and immediately became an assistant coach for his alma mater. He served in that role for five years while attending Cleveland State University and was promoted to head coach upon graduation.
   
Flannery resides in Westlake, Ohio, with his wife Lori, sons Sean and PJ, and daughters Grace and Abigail.

Eric Flannery's Coaching Record

USA Basketball Coaching Experience

Team Position W-L PCT Finish
2015 USA Junior National Select Team
Head Coach
0-1
.000
Second Place
2014 USA U17 World Championship Team
Asst. Coach
7-0
1.000 Gold Medal
2013 USA U16 National Team
Asst. Coach
5-0
1.000 Gold Medal
2010 USA Youth Olympic Games Team (3x3)
Head Coach 5-3 .625 Fourth Place
USA Basketball Totals Four Teams
17-4
.810
Two Gold Medals
USA Head Coach Totals Two Teams
5-4
.556

USA Assistant Coach Totals Two Teams
12-0
1.000
Two Gold Medals

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