Anthony Fletcher has served as athletic director and head basketball coach at Eastfield for 13 years.
The Harvesters have been nationally ranked in the NJCAA top 10 for the past 12 seasons. Coach Fletcher is second in all-time wins for the basketball program at Eastfield, which started in 1971.
More than 100 of Fletcher's players have moved on to play at the four-year university level. Fletcher's players have received 104 college degrees and counting. Fletcher has coached an NBA player, three NBA G League players and 20 professional overseas players. Those players have competed in leagues located in Japan, China, Holland, Germany, the Philippines, Chile, Venezuela, the Czech Republic, Sri Lanka, Kuwait and other countries.
Fletcher has also coached seven All-Americans, four Conference MVPs, four Freshman of the Year players, one Newcomer of the Year, two Academic All-Americans and a multitude of Division I, Division II and NAIA players.
Fletcher's junior college players have received more than $2 million in athletic scholarships to four-year universities.
The Harvesters won the Metro Athletic Conference Championship for the third time in six years.
The Harvesters led the nation in scoring at 109 points per game.
The Harvesters finished fourth in the NJCAA National Tournament. After losing the first-round game, they defeated Bunker Hill 93-86 and Mohawk Valley 96-90.
The Harvesters also won the Metro Athletic Conference title and the Region V title for the third time in four years. The team led the nation in scoring with 101 points per game and finished with a 26-8 record.
Fletcher received NJCAA District Three Coach of the Year award for the third time.
The Harvesters advanced to the NJCAA Final Four with a victory over Anoka Ramsey College. They lost the national semifinal game to Caldwell Community College and finished with a 27-8 record. The team led the nation in scoring with 103.9 points per game.
Fletcher received NJCAA District Three Coach of the Year award for the second straight season.
The Harvesters were NJCAA national runners-up. They lost in the national championship game 61-55. The team finished the season 29-5 and won the Region V Championship and Conference Championship.
The Harvesters defeated Caldwell Tech 101-98 in the quarterfinal game and defeated Mass Bay Community College 91-65 in the Final Four to advance to the national title game.
The Harvesters won the Conference Championship and were Region V runners-up. Fletcher was named Co-Coach of the Year for the Metro Athletic Conference.
The Harvesters finished 21-11 overall and were Region V runners-up. The team ranked as high as No. 3 in the nation that season.
The Harvesters finished 21-10 overall. The team was ranked No. 1 in the nation in November.
Prior to serving as the head coach at Eastfield, Fletcher had a two-year stint at McLennan Community College, where he helped guide the Highlanders back to national powerhouse status. In the 2003–2004 season, the team boasted a record of 26-6 and a No. 18 national ranking.
During the 2004–2005 season, the Highlanders went 23-8 and defeated the eventual national champions by 17 points on a neutral site. That year, McLennan was ranked No. 19 nationally. Players from that team went on to four-year universities such as the University of Cincinnati, Marshall University, Boise State, Jacksonville University, Sam Houston State and the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Fletcher was a graduate assistant coach from 1999–2001 for his alma mater, Angelo State University, and he helped guide the team to the Lone Star Conference South Division Championship and an appearance in the NCAA Division II National Tournament in 2001.
Fletcher's teaching experience includes a year at Angelo State, 13 years at Eastfield and two years at McLennan. He played shooting guard at Angelo State.
Fletcher received a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology with a minor in English from Angelo State in 1999, and he received his master's degree in Kinesiology from Angelo State in 2002.
Fletcher is married to Courtney Fletcher, and they have three children, Madison, Chase and Callie.
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