We are pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Robertson as Mercy McAuley's head Varsity Basketball Coach. Doug has over 15 years of basketball coaching experience and most recently served for two years as the varsity girls basketball coach and a social studies teacher at South Dearborn Community School Corporation. Prior to teaching and coaching at South Dearborn, he served as the varsity girls basketball coach for four years with Franklin County Community School Corporation, where he also taught social studies. Doug has also coached freshman girls basketball with Michigan City Area Schools, varsity girls basketball and softball with Covenant Christian Schools, varsity basketball and JV softball at Bishop Noll Institute, and JV girls basketball at Andrean High School.
“We are thrilled to welcome Doug to Mercy McAuley’s basketball program,” said Denise Harvey, assistant principal for student affairs, including athletics. “Doug brings tremendous experience and skills to our program, and we are looking forward to an exciting 2020-21 season.”
“I am excited for this new opportunity to continue the tradition of excellence at Mercy McAuley,” said Doug. “I look forward to developing and growing the program and to learning more about the youth basketball programs in the area. Our hope is to produce a highly competitive, exciting, up tempo style of basketball."
Doug received his B.A. in History from Purdue University Northwest and his Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from Concordia University Irvine. He earned his teaching certifications from Bethel College.