Brian developed a passion for basketball at a very young age and has been involved with the sport almost his entire life. He played for numerous AAU teams and for his high school all four years. Brian went on to play Division III basketball at Salisbury University where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education and a Master's degree in Post-secondary Education.


Currently working to build fundamental skills in the community, Coach McDermott has also served as Assistant Coach at Salisbury University, Head Varsity Coach at Sussex Technical High School in Georgetown, DE, Assistant Coach at Stephen Decatur High School, Head Coach at Mardela High School and has coaches several select youth teams. 

Brian McDermott

Program Director/Founder

DELMARVA DEFENDERS

Girls and Boys Youth Basketball