Pullium named Assistant Basketball Coach at Gannon

Shannon Pullium has been named as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Gannon University.

Pullium comes to Gannon after a stint as the head coach at Mercyhurst North East, where he guided the Saints for four seasons. Prior to his stop at Mercyhurst North East, Pullium was the head boy’s basketball coach at Strong Vincent High School for 18 seasons. He compiled a 311-134 overall record to become the all-time wins leader in Erie School District history. Under his guidance, the Colonels won 10 conference championships, three District 10 championships, had two state semifinal appearances and one state championship appearance.

Pullium is an Erie, Pa. native and earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Slippery Rock University, where he was three year starter and four year letterman on the basketball team. He is also currently in his 16th year as a Behavioral Specialist in the Erie Public School System. Pullium lives in Erie with his wife Nikisha.


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