EXETER — After building the Wyoming Area boys basketball team from winless to contender status, Pete Moses is leaving the team to take over one of the Wyoming Valley Conference’s prime coaching opportunities.
Moses has been hired at Wyoming Seminary, which won both the WVC Division 2 and District 2 Class 3A titles. The Blue Knights won their first state tournament game since 1992 while starting four underclassmen, including the division’s two most recent division Players of the Year – Dimitri Gnall and Jeremy Callahan.
Wyoming Area won its first District 2 boys basketball playoff game in 11 years during the last of Moses’ four seasons.
The Warriors were 0-13 in the division and 0-23 overall in the final season before Moses took over. In his four seasons, Moses coached Wyoming Area to records of 30-30 in the conference and 45-49 overall.
Wyoming Area was 10-7 and 15-10 during the 2017-18 season while usually starting five seniors.
An attorney from Wilkes-Barre, Moses had been an assistant coach at Dallas from 2000-04 and 2011-14 as well as an AAU coach before coming to Wyoming Area. He replaces C.J. Kersey, who resigned after the championship season.
“We’re excited Pete is joining the Sem community,” Wyoming Seminary athletic director Karen Klassner said. “We feel a coach of his caliber will carry on the legacy that C.J. left with the program.
“He will bring experience and good energy to our program.”
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