(Mercy McAuley Athletics)
SD'S ROBERTSON JUMPS TO MERCY MCAULEY
CINCINNATI - The search is on for a new South Dearborn High School girls varsity basketball coach with the announcement Thursday that Doug Robertson is headed for the same job at Mercy McAuley.
Indiana native and Harrison, Ohio, resident Robertson succeeds Nick Baltimore, who stepped down as the Wolves' first coach after the merger of Mother of Mercy and McAuley high schools.
Mercy McAuley, located in Cincinnati's College Hill neighborhood, went 39-11 in its first two seasons since the merger, finishing second in the Girls Greater Catholic League behind Mount Notre Dame last year.
Robertson, with 15-plus years of basketball coaching experience posted a 15-33 overall record for the past two seasons (5-19 in 2019-20) at South Dearborn, where he also taught social studies.
Prior to that he served four years was girls head coach at Franklin County. He has also coached freshman girls basketball in Michigan City, varsity girls basketball and softball at Covenant Christian (DeMotte), varsity basketball and junior varsity softball at Hammond Bishop Noll and JV girls basketball at Andrean (Merrillville), all in Northwest Indiana.
Robertson received his B.A. in History from Purdue University Northwest and his Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from Concordia University in Irvine, California. He earned his teaching certifications from Bethel College, in Mishawaka, Ind.
South Dearborn, began advertizing for its fifth girls varsity basketball coach in seven years today (Friday).