Mike Fitzpatrick is in his first season as an assistant coach at Salisbury University. Fitzpatrick spent last season as an assistant at his alma mater, Arcadia University, where he played four seasons and graduated in 2014. As a coach, Fitzpatrick was involved in all aspects of the program, including recruiting, compiling scouting reports, and organizing and publishing a monthly alumni newsletter, among other responsibilities.
Fitzpatrick received many academic honors during his playing time at Arcadia, including being named to the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Academic Winter Honor Roll three times. Fitzpatrick was also named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honor’s Court as a junior and senior. As a senior, Fitzpatrick started 11 games and finished second on the team in assists. He was honored as the “Sam Cozen Player of the Week” by the Philadelphia Small College Coaches Association in February, 2014.
A Maryland product, Fitzpatrick played at Loyola Blakefield High School in the prestigious Baltimore Catholic League. As a junior, he started for a Dons team that lost in the BCL tournament championship to St. Frances. As a senior, he was the team’s second-leading scorer and was named honorable-mention all-conference.