with John Merchant III
John Merchant III is from Monticello, NY. He played 4 years at Tri-Valley. He attended Dowling College as an honors College Athlete and received the Dowling College Coaches Award, MVP and the Rickey Smiley Award. He has coached Middletown Girls Modified Basketball, many Summer Camps, and is now a Pro Ball Player, Personal Trainer and Motivational Speaker! He has traveled to play in Italy, Qatar and Finland. In Italy he taught English and basketball to the youth.