Eric Anderson, Sr., enters his third season with the Wesley College men's basketball team in 2017-18.
Prior to joining the Wolverines staff, Anderson was the Head Coach at West Chester East High School in West Chester, Pennsylvania from 1994 to 2015. He begins his second season as an assistant coach for the Wesley College men’s basketball team this year. Anderson graduated from Wesley College and also played basketball for the team under legendary coach, James Wentworth.
While at West Chester East, Anderson averaged 15 wins per season, including 20-win seasons in 1998 (22-8; State Tournament), 1999 (26-7; State Tournament) and 2001 (State Tournament; 22-7). During his 21 years of coaching at the high school level, 13 of his teams appeared in the PIAA District playoffs and the 1999 team advanced to the Eastern Pennsylvania semifinals.
Prior to coaching at West Chester East, Anderson was the head coach for two years at the Pottsgrove High School in Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania from 1992 to 1994. He helped the Falcons qualify for the District playoffs during his second season of coaching there. Anderson also served as an assistant coach at Coatesville High School in Coatesville, Pennsylvania from 1985 to 1991- all together, Anderson brings 30 years of coaching experience to the Wesley College men’s basketball program.
Anderson received his Associates Degree from Wesley (Junior) College, his Bachelor’s Degree from Greensboro College in Greensboro, North Carolina, and his Master’s Degree from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Anderson led the Wesley men’s basketball team in scoring during his second season and was named the Program’s Outstanding Player of the Year. During his high school coaching tenure, Anderson coached his three sons Eric, Jr., Eddie and Evan, who is a guard on Wesley College men’s basketball team.