Longtime Fremont Coach Steps Down After Two Decades

FREMONT – After more than two decades as head coach of Fremont’s boys basketball program, Peter Zerfas has announced his retirement.

Zerfas went 318-151 overall in 21 seasons with the Packers, including winning nine district championships and eight conference titles.

Zeras has been dealing with some health issues over the years, and with his youngest son graduating in the spring, he felt now was the best time to step down after a successful coaching career.

“It was pretty much something every year, and it was like, ‘Well, I’m going to coach until my son is done,’ and he is a senior this year and he just loves basketball,” Zerfas said. “I was going to finish up through that and after that, you know, you can’t stop the complications of diabetes, type 1 anyways, but you can slow it down, so I thought, well, it’s time.”

The Packers went 14-5 overall this winter and finished runner-up in the CSAA Gold race.

Fremont is currently in the process of hiring a replacement for Zerfas.

 

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