Volunteer Assistant Coach
Michael Bradley enters his fifth season on the Buccaneers men’s basketball coaching staff.
Bradley oversees the defense, works with the post players, assists in player development, on-court coaching, recruiting and scouting.
In 2013-14, Bradley helped coach helped coach Barry to a 19-9 record and trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Buccaneers finished fourth in the Sunshine State Conference, following a 9-7 league mark. Barry beat two ranked opponents, and opened the season with nine straight wins to earn a No. 25 national ranking. The Bucs ranked fourth in the nation in assists per game (18.9), and 25th in rebound margin (6.1).
He spent four years coaching boys basketball at North Miami Beach High. Two of his players earned college scholarship offers.
A 1994 graduate of North Miami Beach High, Bradley earned a football scholarship to Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Fla., where he earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education & recreation in 2001. Bradley played both football and basketball with the Wildcats.
Bradley accepted an invitation to training camp with the Buffalo Bills, and went on to play for three different Arena Football League teams, as well as with NFL Europe in Germany.
After his playing career, he returned to South Florida, where he moved into the coaching ranks as an offensive and defensive line coach at Miami Country Day. He also coached the junior varsity boys basketball team, and assisted with the varsity.
He left Country Day in 2005 to return to his alma mater, North Miami Beach High, where he filled the same roles with the Chargers, coaching the junior varsity boys basketball and assisting football as the line coach.
When the opportunity arose, he shifted over to the Charger varsity squad in 2007, and led them to a 28-18 record over the next two years.
In addition to his duties with the Bucs, he also teaches physical education at the Cushman School.