COaches

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Indiana Swarm Director

Steve Helm

  • A College point guard for North Idaho College & Montana State University-Northern

    • Frontier Conference MVP & 1st Team All-Conference

    • NAIA 3rd Team All-American

    • MSU-Northern Athletic Hall of Fame

  • Played professionally for the American Basketball Association's Indiana Legends

  • Basketball Coaching Experience - over 20+ years

    • Head Women's Basketball Coach: Calumet College (3)

    • AsT. Women's Basketball Coach: Valparaiso University (4)

    • Head Men's Basketball Coach: Ancilla College (5)

    • AsT. Men's Basketball Coach: Tennessee Wesleyan University

    • Multiple years of high school & AAU coaching Experience

    • Coach at Multiple College Basketball CampS: To name a few, Notre Dame, Purdue, Valparaiso, and Montana.

  • Education:

    • Master’s Degree – Valparaiso University

    • Bachelor’s Degree – Tennessee Wesleyan University

    • Bachelor’s Degree – Montana State University Northern

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Steve Helm III

  • Former player at Valparaiso High School

    • Led team to a 20-7 record as a senior, averaging a team-high 16.1 ppg and 3.5 apg

    • Held a 94% FT (Led US in 2016)

    • Team MVP as a senior

    • NWI Times All-Area Team, the Post-Tribune All-Area Second Team and to the Hoosier Basketball Top 60 in 2016

    • All-Conference honoree in both basketball and track and field

    • Sectional champion in the outdoor 400m dash as a senior

  • Former player at Carroll College

    • Regular season and conference champions in 2016-2017

  • Current player at Valparaiso University

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Josh Duran

  • Graduated from Bryan High School playing basketball, football, baseball, and wrestling 

  • Graduated from Trine University in Angola, Indiana

  • 5 years of experience in coaching youth sports

    • Coached basketball, soccer, softball, and baseball.

  • Most recently coached the Angola 5th grade girls basketball school team. 

  • My objective: To help athletes develop skills that will lead to becoming a better person, player, teammate, and neighbor. 

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Bethany Harris

  • Graduated from Cornerstone University

  • Junior Pro Basketball Coach in Reading, MI

  • Program Director at YMCA and Kimball Camp

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Taylor Kern

  • Graduated from Purdue University Fort Wayne

  • Worked with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the G-League team for the Indiana Pacers

  • Coached for the Fort Wayne Guard

    • Finished 6th in the state of Indiana in 2019

  • Athletics volunteer at the Fort Wayne Boys and Girls Club

Bernard White

  • Former player at Muncie Central High School

    • Member of the 1978 Indiana State Championship Boys Basketball team

  • Former player for the South Bend Washington Panthers Basketball team

    • Ranked 2nd in the state of Indiana

  • Served as President of the Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation of St. Joseph County and Vice-President of LULAC (League of Latin American Citizens)

  • Served honorably in the US Navy for nine years working as a Total Quality Management Instructor

  • Freshman Boy’s Head Coach and Varsity Assistant at Paul Harding High School, 2009-2010

  • Varsity Boys Head Coach at Hamilton High School, 2011-2013

  • Assistant Coach for Ancilla College Men’s basketball team