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Men's Basketball

  • The QCC Basketball Team
  • The QCC Basketball Team
  • The QCC Basketball Team
  • The QCC Basketball Team

Men's Basketball at QCC

All students interested in playing basketball, who missed the original sign up dates and first practice should contact the Men’s Head Coach.

Men’s Head Basketball Coach: John Preziosa
781.526.8647 | john.preziosa [at]

John Preziosa

John Preziosa joins the Quinsigamond Community College staff after serving as an assistant coach at Salem State University for the past three seasons.   Preziosa brings with him a wealth of coaching experience, having served as a head coach and assistant coach at the high school level and collegiate level as well.  

Preziosa earned his Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, graduating from Bunker Hill Community College.  During his time at Bunker Hill, Preziosa played two years of basketball earning the Most Improved Player Award in 1991.

Preziosa got his start at his Alma Mater in 2002 where he served as Head Men's Basketball coach through 2005.  During the 2005 season Bunker Hill recorded a 23-12 record and won the NJCAA Region 21 Championship earning the first NJCAA National Tournament berth in school history, Preziosa was named the 2005 Region 21 Coach of the Year for his efforts.

Preziosa has had multiple stints as both Associate Head Coach and Assistant Coach at Salem State University, he was on staff during the 2006 and 2012 seasons when Salem won the MASCAC championship and advanced to the NCAA tournament.

In 2007 Preziosa became the first Head Men's Basketball Coach at Wheelock College and coached the team through the 2011 season.  During his time at Wheelock he was responsible for taking the team from a 1-23 record to a 17-11 record in just two years' time. 

"Coach Prez" has also enjoyed stints at Melrose High School, Bishop Fenwick High School as well as his Alma Mater Malden High School.  At all three schools, he has coached his teams to postseason play.  John resides in Melrose Mass with his wife Gina, and two sons Marino and Gino. 


In 2007, the men's basketball team won the Division III, Region 21 championship, advancing to the national tournament in Delhi, NY where the team defeated last the 2006 champs, North Lake College, 72-67.