Eugene Burroughs joined PDS in 2020 as the Head Coach of the Varsity Boys Basketball team. With more than two decades of coaching at both the collegiate and professional levels, Coach Burroughs brings a tremendous amount of experience to the Panther Varsity Boys Basketball team. Most recently, Coach Burroughs worked in the NBA’s G league as Associate Head Basketball Coach of the Aqua Caliente Clippers in Ontario, CA, and Head Basketball Coach of the Delaware ’87ers (now the Delaware Blue Coats) in Wilmington, Delaware, after spending two years as a Shooting Coach with the Philadelphia ’76ers. His 18-year collegiate coaching career included assistant coaching positions at American University, Hofstra University and Marist College, and associate head coaching roles at the US Naval Academy and Penn State University. At Hofstra, he was an assistant for current Villanova Head Coach and two-time NCAA Tournament winner Jay Wright. Coach Burroughs was a talented player in his own right as a former Division I team player, captain and NCAA All-Rookie Team selection at the University of Richmond. A graduate of the Episcopal Academy outside of Philadelphia, he also has a deep appreciation for the role athletics plays at a top-tier independent school.