BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek High School Athletic Director Brad Pompos announced on Wednesday April 24 the school’s hiring of Beavercreek alum Steve Pittman as its new head boys varsity basketball coach.
In a posted Twitter message at 3:21 a.m. on Wednesday, the school said “The Beavercreek Athletic Dept. is pleased to announce the hiring of Creek Alum, Steve Pittman, as Beavercreek’s Varsity Boys Basketball Coach. Welcome Home Coach Pit!”
Pittman is a 1985 graduate of BHS and was an Honorable Mention All-American.
According to the school, he is a member of the BHS Athletic Hall of Fame. He played college basketball at the University of Dayton where he was a three-year starter and the team’s captain his senior year. Pittman graduated from UD with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education.
A long-time assistant coach for several Miami Valley area high schools throughout the 1990s, Pittman was the head coach at Dayton’s Ponitz Career Technology Center from 2016-2018, and most recently served as an assistant coach at Middletown High School last season.
Former coach Mark Hess stepped down after the 2018-‘19 boys varsity basketball season. Beavercreek finished with an 8-15 overall record last season. After a first-round bye, the 14th seeded Battlin’ Beavers lost a close battle with No. 5 seed Huber Heights Wayne, 53-49, in the second round of the Division I Dayton I sectional tournament.
Information provided by the Beavercreek High School Athletic Department.