Chris Harvey

Head Coach


Coach Harvey in his 12th season as the head coach of Salem State University. In just 17 seasons as a collegiate head coach, Harvey has amassed 319 victories at Salem State and Lasell, earning multiple conference coach of the year honors amongst many other accolades. Harvey’s Salem State teams have won 5 regular season MASCAC titles, 4 conference tournament championships, and 8 NCAA Tournament appearances highlighted by a Sweet 16 appearance in 2009.






Brian Caira

Assistant Coach


Coach Caira joined the Salem State University staff prior to the 2015-2016 season, after serving as Stoneham High School’s Head Boys’ Basketball Coach for two seasons. In his first season at the helm at Stoneham High, Caira led the Spartans to their first appearance in the Division 3 North Final in 42 seasons. During his four seasons at Salem State, Caira has assisted in all aspects of the game including, but not limited to game management, player development, and recruiting. His time with the Vikings has seen him be an integral part of 2 MASCAC Regular Season titles and 2 MASCAC Conference championships.






Aaron Loredo

Assistant Coach                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Coach Loredo joined the Vikings staff prior to the 2018-19 season, bringing a variety of experience with him. Prior to joining the Viking’s staff, he coachedfor Mass Evolution AAU Program where he won multiple state tournaments. He also coached travel basketball in his hometown of Peabody MA, along with joining the New England Playmakers AAU program’s staff in 2018. Coach Loredo is a member of the Salem State Class of 2018.