Point Park assistant Gavin Prosser named girl's basketball coach at Baldwin HS
Aug. 23, 2011
PITTSBURGH -- Gavin Prosser, a Point Park University men's basketball assistant coach and one of the most prolific guards ever to play for the Pioneers, was named the head girls' basketball coach at Baldwin High School in a school board meeting Aug. 10.
Prosser, who served as an assistant coach on the Point Park men's basketball staff the last two years, will take over the Baldwin girl's basketball coaching duties right away. Prosser is a native of Baldwin, Pa., and a 2003 graduate of Baldwin High School.
"I am very excited about the job at Baldwin," said Prosser. "It is a great opportunity for me. Baldwin had a good team last year, and they have a lot of talent returning and a good class entering the program. I can't wait to get started."
Prosser scored over 1,200 points during his high school and graduated as Baldwin's second all-time leading scorer. He started his Point Park basketball career as a sophomore in 2004-05, and in just three years became one of the most accomplished guards in school history. His Point Park career spanned 2004-07.
Prosser, a point guard, scored 1,539 points to rank sixth in school history and second among guards. His 473 assists rank second all-time, and his 148 steals rank 10th. Prosser also ranks highly in career 3-pointers made with 217 (2nd), free throws made with 340 (2nd) and free throws attempted with 451 (5th).
Prosser's career averages include 17.9 ppg, 5.5 apg, 42% FGs, 36% 3-pt FGs and 75% FTs.
Prosser was a three-time all-conference selection, and he was an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American selection his senior year of 2006-07. As a senior, Prosser led the Pioneers to a record of 29-2, an appearance in the NAIA Division II national tournament and a No. 3 ranking in the final NAIA DII Top 25 Poll.
He was the point guard for a Point Park offense that led the nation in scoring his junior and senior seasons. The Pioneers scored 92.9 points per game to lead the country in 2006-07, and they averaged 89.8 in 2005-06.
Gavin Prosser pictured above during the 2006-07 season. Archived Photo.