Saunders Basketball

Head Coach: Anthony Nicodemo

                                   Assistant Coach: Devante Layne

Coach Layne is in his fourth season as an assistant with the Blue Devils. A former captain and 2012 graduate of Saunders High School,  Devante helped the program earn the 2011-2012 City Championships. He also was named Mr. Hustle in 2012.


Coach Nicodemo is in his tenth  season as coach of the Blue Devils. He has coached at a host of schools within in Section One including; North Salem, Croton-Harmon, Briarcliff, Dover and New Rochelle. He also was an assistant at Plymouth State University and Plymouth Regional High School in New Hampshire. In 2015 he was named LHBCA Coach of the Year and 2016 was named Yonkers Schools Coach of the Year.

Nicodemo currently serves as  the Director of the Lower Hudson Basketball Coaches Association. His duties also include the Section One Basketball Committee. He is  a social studies teacher at Reach Academy and resides in Yonkers. 

Coach Nicodemo is active in the community and serves on the City of Yonkers LGBT Advisory Board. He also serves on the board of directors for the Sports Equality Foundation.

Career Record
2004-2005    Dover High School         11-10 (1st Round Sectionals)
2005-2006    Dover High School          10-11 (1st Round Sectionals)
2009-2010    Saunders High School    3-16 (Sectional Play In)
2010-2011    Saunders High School    6-13 (Sectional Play In)
2011-2012    Saunders High School    13-6 (1st Round Sectionals)
2012-2013    Saunders High School    10-9 (Section One Play In)
2013-2014    Saunders High School    13-6(1st Round Sectionals)
2014-2015    Saunders High School    18-3(Sectional Semi-Finals)

2015-2016    Saunders High School    16-7(Sectional Semi-Finals)

2016-2017    Saunders High School    16-6(Sectional Quarter-Finals)

2017-2018    Saunders High School    17-5(Section Quarter-Finals)