Bill Drew is one of the most well-known basketball coach in Plymouth. His career began in 1984, when the men’s basketball team of Plymouth was served by Paul Coffin. Coffin was his good friend and mentor then.
There have been many twists and turns as well as highs and lows throughout Drew’s career as a basketball coach. Especially, when Whitman-Hanson defeated Beverly in the Bang 2 semi-finals, Drew ’s long journey came End of TD Garden.
Drew trained the majestic boy team for more than 20 years in Plymouth North in the 1990s and 2000s, and then resigned in early 2012. He left the team a long time ago, when the head coach Whitman-Hanson boy Bob Rogers soon injured him and became his top assistant.
That was eight years ago, and since then, that’s all. Drew is an employee of the Black Panther show. He has won 5 Patriot League championships, played 3 times in TD Garden, and is now a state champion.
Drew thanked this year’s W-H team for the last season on the bench that brought him a life of excitement. Drew said that as players grow, coaches will grow with time. Over the years, Drew knew he had to adjust his coaching style.
Drew is Plymouth’s favorite basketball coach
In Plymouth, there are many mentors and friends that have influenced his life over the years. Drew is a very good basketball and baseball player for Plymouth-Carver, and he continued to engage in these two sports at Bridgewater State University for four years. He started learning mathematics, but eventually entered physical education.
In addition to basketball training in North Plymouth, Drew is a longtime baseball assistant for the Blue Eagles. He began working with John Seiver in 1987 and continues to this day, coaching under Dwayne Follette.
After nearly four decades on the sidelines, Drew has retired
He said his career as a basketball coach in Plymouth was a pleasant trip with no regrets.