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Ernie Duncan

A four year starter at the University of Vermont, Ernie finished 10th in career points (1,489), 1st in career 3PT% (.419), 2nd in career 3PT made (308). His career honors were National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District / Second Team (2019), America East All-Conference First Team (2019), America East All-Conference Second Team (2018), America East All-Defensive Team (2018), America East All-Conference Third Team (2017), America East All-Rookie Team (2016). He also helped lead the Catamounts to two NCAA appearances during his time there. His senior year he joined his two younger brothers Everett and Robin as the only brotherly trio to play in an NCAA Tournament game.


Ethan O’Day

A four year starter at the University of Vermont, Ethan recorded 1,233 points, 608 rebounds, and 217 blocks. Ethan’s career honors include America East Conference All Tournament Team (2012 and 2016), All-AEC Defensive Team (2014 and 2015), All-AEC First Team (2015), and All-AEC Third Team (2016). In 2014 he helped UVM win the AEC regular season title. After UVM, he attended the Toronto Raptors 905 Training Camp after being drafted 71st in the 2016 NBA D- League Draft. After being released from the Raptors 905, Ethan signed with the Sandringham Sabres of the South Eastern Australian basketball league in Sandringham, Australia. Ethan averaged 15.3 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.7 bpg, on 60.4% shooting in Australia. He was also named team MVP for the Sabres. The following season, Ethan headed to Germany to play for the Paderborn Unibaskets in Paderborn Germany. Ethan recorded 10 ppg, 5 rpg, and 1bpg in Germany. Ethan was heavily involved in coaching young athletes in both Australia and Germany, attending schools for clinics and running various skill camps.



Ari Shapiro-Miller, MA, LCMHC

A former college basketball coach, Ari is currently the Assistant Director of Athletics for Sport Psychology and Counseling at the University of Vermont and founder of ASM Performance Consulting. He has spent five seasons embedded with the UVM men’s basketball program as the sport psychology consultant and works privately with athletes providing mental skills coaching and mental health education.

Ari has an undergraduate degree in sport management from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and a master degree in clinical psychology from St. Michael’s College. To connect with Ari for an initial consultation or to book a session he can be reached via email ari.shapiromiller@gmail.com or on Instagram at @arishapiromiller.

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