Kate McDonald

Head Coach/Director

A native of Fall River, Massachusetts, currently the Head Girls Varsity Coach at Bishop Connolly High School and Assistant Womens Basketball Coach at Dean College. McDonald was hired at Bishop Connolly High School in June 2015. The Cougars had been win-less the past two seasons before McDonald was hired. Under McDonalds leadership the Cougars finished the regular season with 11 wins, qualifying for the state-tournament.


McDonald is a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School. Upon graduating from Durfee, McDonald was granted a full athletic scholarship to play Division II basketball at Franklin Pierce University in the Northeast 10 Conference. There, McDonald started in every game she was apart of. She was a three-year captain of the Franklin Pierce Womens Basketball team. As the point guard of her team she led them to 4 NCAA tournament appearances.

Brittany Martelle


Brittany Martelle is from Brookfield, Connecticut. This past season she was the JV girls basketball coach and Assistant Varsity coach at Brookfield High School. She helped to lead the team from five wins last season to ten wins this season and a trip to the state tournament.


Martelle is a graduate of Brookfield High School where she is the all-time leading scorer. Upon graduating from Brookfield, Martelle was granted a full scholarship to play Division II basketball at Franklin Pierce University in the Northeast 10 conference. There, Martelle was a captain her season year and a 1000-point scorer. She helped to lead the team to three NCAA tournament appearances.

Denisha Parks


Denisha Parks is a Fall River native. She is currently in her first year as the Assistant Womens basketball Coach at Newbury College in Brookline, MA. She is also the Head Coach of the South Coast Heat AAU team. During her first year at Newbury she assisted in leading the team to their first conference championship in school history.

Park is a graduate of B.M.C Durfee High School and then went on to play collegiate basketball at Elms College in Chicopee, MA. There, Parks was a four year starter and a three year captain. She broke eleven school records, and became the programs all-time leading scorer, scoring with 2,200 points . Parks also holds the record for rebounds, finishing her career with 1,200. Parks lead the team to 3 conference championship games and one NCAA appearance.

Parks loves working with the youth to help develop and enhance their knowledge and skills, which contribute to the game.