Philip Herro
Philip Herro
Title: Head Coach-Women's Basketball
Phone: 908-526-1200 ext 8253
Email: Philip.Herro@raritanval.edu

Phil Herro enters his fourth year on the sidelines for the RVCC Women’s Basketball Team. Herro has overseen the transition of RVCC’s team from a club sport to a perennially competitive varsity squad. The team has consistently had at least three team members on the Region XIX All-Academic team each season for maintaining over a 3.25 GPA. The 2017-18 Team had 7 of its 12 players selected to the All-Academic Team. The team has a graduation rate of over 70%, nearly triple the average for community college students. On the Hardwood the team has also seen some great individual success. Megan Mack was named Second Team All-Region and First-Team All-GSAC in the 2016-17 Season. Ashley Hunt and Olivia Nilsen were both named First-Team All-GSAC for the 2017-18 season. Hunt was recognized as a First-Team All All-Region Player and Nilsen a Third-Team All-Region player in that same season. Following the season Nilsen was voted as  NJCAA WBCA All-Star for her performance during the year.

Season Overall Record Region XIX Record Playoffs
2015-2016 1-6 0-5 N/A
2016-2017 8-14 5-12 N/A
2017-2018 22-9 13-7 Region XIX Semi Finals
Gibran Pervez
Gibran Pervez
Title: Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Email: Gibran.Pervez@raritanval.edu

Gibran Pervez is entering his second year as assistant coach for the Lion’s women’s basketball program. Coach Jibs, as the student-athletes call him, has been involved in the sport in various capacities throughout his professional career since graduating from Watchung Hills in 2004. From volunteering at rec leagues to helping at local camps Coach Jibs has made it a priority to stay involved with the youth in the game. A true basketball fan, when he’s not watching the Houston Rockets, he’s looking for an open gym to get in a run. Gibran resides in Bridgewater, NJ and currently works for New Enlgand Insurance Services.