A 1999 graduate of Murrieta Valley High School who went on to play basketball internationally is coming home to coach the Calvary Murrieta Christian Schools' boys varsity basketball beam.
Brian Wethers has accepted the position of coach, said Shaunie Davies, spokeswoman for Calvary Murrieta, in a news release.
After leaving Murrieta, Wethers enjoyed success at University of California, Berkeley and went on to play in Germany, China, France, Australia, New Zealand and the Ukraine, Davies said.
He was a standout in Australia for the Pirates during the 2004-2005 NBL season leading the league in scoring with 24.1 points a game and being named the NBL MVP. Wether's strong play took the Pirates to the playoffs, after they had previously only won two matches the season before, Davies said.
In addition to his new coaching role at Calvary Murrieta, Wethers is now the owner of Wethers' Elite Training. The company provides private training, camps, clinics and travel team opportunities for boys and girls.
"We are so excited to see what Brian can do at Calvary," Davies said. "With his wealth of experience and heart for youth, we know that he will be able to build a fantastic basketball program."