Coaching Staff

dave-ford

Dave Ford

Interim Varsity Coach

Dave is a 1989 graduate of Sacred Heart High School (Waterbury, CT) and a graduate of JWU in Providence (93) and The University of New Haven (96)

After college, Dave was the head freshmen basketball and assistant varsity baseball coach at Warren F Kaynor Vocational High School.  

Dave joined the faculty/staff at Brookline High School in 1998 as a culinary arts instructor and the Warrior staff in 2000 as an assistant JV coach under Mark Fiedor. When Fiedor was appointed to varsity coach for the 01-02 season, he appointed Ford as his head coach for the freshman team. During his 11 year career as the freshman coach, Dave tallied a record of 157-56 (.737 winning %), seven first place conference finishes, (4 consecutive from 2010-2013), and one undefeated season. (21-0 in 2011) After the 2011 season, Dave received the The Ron Divencenzo "Coach of the Year" Award which, is given to a Brookline High School coach who exhibits commitment to the ideals of education and athletics.

In 2012, Dave was promoted to head junior varsity coach where he would remain for the next 4 seasons before being named the interim varsity coach in 2016-2017 season. As the varsity coach, Dave led the young warriors to an 8-4 record and a birth to the MIAA state tournament in just his first season.

As a coach and faculty member at Brookline High School for the past 19 years, Dave has been a  key member for player development as well as an important role model around the school for all of his student/athletes.  He sets high standards for young players both on the court and in the classroom by instilling a "commitment to excellence" and "hard work over time" philosophy which is the backbone of the Brookline Men's Basketball program and Brookline High School.

Dave resides in Brookline with his wife Erica and their two sons Mike 14 and Tyler 10.
Darren Martinez

Darren Martinez

Interim Junior Varsity Coach

Darren Martinez is a graduate of Brookline High School, class of 2006. After graduating from Brookline High School, Darren did 1 year at Umass Dartmouth before transferring to Mount Ida College and graduating from there in the spring of 2011 with a BA in Sports Management

While at Brookline High School Darren was on the varsity basketball team 2 years (Junior and senior year coached by Mark Fiedor), and became the starting point guard his senior year. Halfway through his senior year, Darren was named 1 of the tri-captains for the Warriors and went on to be named to the Bay State All-Star 2nd Team. Darren was also the recipient of the James Cradle Award.

While at Umass Dartmouth Darren was on the basketball team, but did not play in many games. After transferring to Mount Ida Darren became a 3 year starter for the Men’s basketball program including being named the captain junior and senior year by his teammates. Darren was named to the GNAC 3rd Team All Conference in his senior year, and was selected to play in the Senior All-Star Game at Babson College. While at Mount Ida Darren received Rookie of the Week honors from the GNAC, and is 2nd all time in assist for Mount Ida. Darren was named Most Improved at Mount Ida’s Athletic Banquet his sophomore and junior years, and was named MVP his junior year as well. Darren helped Mount Ida to their best record since being in the GNAC finishing fourth in the conference as well as host Mount Ida’s first home game for the GNAC playoffs. Darren also had a write-up done on him that was in the Boston Globe in November 2009.

Since graduating from Mount Ida, Darren has worked at the Italian Home for Children in Jamaica Plain as a Therapeutic Mentor. He now works for Brookline Public Schools at Lawrence School. Darren’s coaching experience began in the 2011-2012 season as an assistant coach on Brookline High Schools Freshman team with Coach Dave Ford. The freshman team finished the season undefeated with a 21-0 record. Darren was named Head Freshman Coach prior to the 2014-2015 season.
Coach Lukoff

Justin Lukoff

JV Assistant

Justin Lukoff was recently named junior varsity assistant coach of the Brookline Warriors in the fall of 2015. Originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA, Coach Lukoff graduated from Springfield Township High School, where he was a member of the junior varsity and varsity team his sophomore, junior and senior years and the starting point-guard and tri-captain during his senior year. He was also a member of the Sam Rines AAU basketball program playing in the Mid-Atlantic region. Following high school, Justin did a gap year and became an international exchange student through Rotary International. He was placed in Naestved, Denmark, one hour south of the capital, Copenhagen, where he lived with three different host families, finished a year of studies at the local high school (Naestved gymnasium), and became fluent in Danish. During his immersion, Justin joined the city’s basketball club in the Danish league, playing on the 21 and under team for a full season. Following his year in Denmark, Justin went on to graduate from the University of Rochester (2013) and then came to Boston, where he earned his Master’s in Public Administration (2015) at Northeastern University. Coach Lukoff started his coaching career as the head coach for an overnight camp in Middleboro, MA (Camp Avoda) where he coached 4 straight summers. More recently, Justin coached a 5th grade Brookline travel basketball team during his last year in graduate school and has coached private sessions in the summer/fall of 2015. Coach Lukoff brings his knowledge to the game through his years of playing, love of high school and college basketball, and his continued involvement in metro-area adult basketball leagues.

Justin has his roots embedded in New England, as his father is from New Bedford, MA. Justin is currently the Assistant Recycling Coordinator for the Town of Brookline’s Department of Public Works, utilizing his academic studies in sustainability and public administration. He lives in Brookline with his fiancé Kelly.

Tyreik Moseley

Interim Freshman Coach