Men's Basketball Coaches

 Brian Swift

Brian Swift
Head Men's Basketball Coach
314.807.1903
stlswifthits1@aol.com

2014-15 will mark Swift's eleventh season as head coach of the STLCOP men's basketball team and his thirteenth year with the Eutectics.

Swift's prior experience includes five years as head basketball coach of a local youth league team and six years coaching football at Kirkwood High School, as well as six years coaching select Little League Baseball. His first collegiate opportunity was at Forest Park, and he went on to assist at East Central Community College in Union, Mo., during the 2001–02 season before joining STLCOP's athletic department as assistant men's basketball coach in 2003.

Swift has enjoyed coaching and watching his two teenage sons participate in sports over the years. An all-around sports fan, he also finds time to attend professional sporting events with his sons.

Brian Brown

Brian Brown
Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
314.446.8347
brian.brown@stlcop.edu

Brown joined the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Eutectic program last fall. With bachelors and masters degrees in Sports Medicine from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Logan University, Brown comes with proven expertise in motivating students to achieve their highest potential. The Eutectic team will benefit from his experience as athletic director and girls basketball coach at St. Louis Public Schools as well as head basketball coach at McKinley Classical Leadership Academy. 

Adam

Adam Thalla
Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
314.446.8347

Thalla finished his college basketball career as a Eutectic in 2012. As a 2014 graduate of the college, he will pitch in for his third year in a coaching role for the Eutectic squad.

During the 2011-12 season, his fourth year as a Eutectic, Thalla's dominant presence on the court as a starting guard helped guide the team to success. The team leader in assists, he made the KIAC individual statistical category rankings for total assists and assists per game. At the end of the season, Coach Swift presented Thalla with the Outstanding Achievement Award and asked him to return as Eutectic assistant coach.