Brian Dewey enters his 18th year at the helm of the Saints in the 2020 season. In 2019, Dewey guided the Saints to the Western New York Athletic Conference Championship and the Region 3/15/21 championship. The Saints have been to the NJCAA National Tournament 9 of his 17 years as coach.
In 2019, the Saints finished the season with a record of 41-17. Dewey had six players named all WNYAC, four of which went on to become All Region.
In 17 years, Dewey has compiled an overall record of 535-224. Dewey has also been a part of 15 conference championships in his 17 years. The Saints have 13 Region Championships (05, 06, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19).
Dewey was named East Region Coach of the Year in 2014, the fourth time he was honored with that award. He was one of three coaches nominated for NFCA National Coach of the Year. Dewey was also named WNYAC Coach of the year 7 times as he received that award in 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2016, and 2017.
The 2019 Saints also showed dominace in the classroom, as 10 of the 15 players were awarded All Region Academnic honors, with GPAs over 3.5. Of that group, 7 of them made the NJCAA All Academic team and 5 of them had perfectd 4.0 GPAs. Over 90 percent of Dewey’s players have moved on to a 4-year college with several playing at the Division 1 and 2 level.
Dewey, a native of Erie, PA, graduated from Mercyhurst College in 2000 and worked as a correspondent for the Erie Times News Sports Department before coming to Mercyhurst North East to coach the baseball team. In 2016, the men’s softball team that Dewey manages in the summer, won the ASA National Championship. Dewey also serves as the Athletic Director for Mercyhurst North East.