|Title:||Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball|
Fermin enters his second season as an assistant coach for the Hancock men’s basketball team. Born in the Dominican Republic, Fermin grew up in New York City. Fermin graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a bachelor’s degree in history. During his senior season, he led the Big West Conference with 119 assists, and helped the Mustangs reach the program’s second-highest victory total in 18 Division I-seasons. After graduation, Fermin played alongside NBA players Al Horford and Francisco Garcia on the Dominican Republican National Team that under the direction of head coach John Calipari won a gold medal in the 2012 CentroBasket Championships. Fermin’s professional basketball career spanned four years for teams in Cyprus, Greece, Finland, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Fermin has discovered a passion for helping young athletes succeed. In January 2016, he founded Sixth Man Basketball Academy, a program that helps area children develop life-long skills on and off the court though year-round travel teams, camps and clinics.