Gravelle Craig

Been with Spire since May 2019

Hometown: Farrell, PA

Languages Spoken: English

Title: Head Coach – High School National Team

Bio: Coach Craig brings over 18 years of Division I coaching experience including six as a Head Coach. He most recently was an assistant coach at Stetson University. Prior to Stetson, Craig spent seven seasons as an Assistant (2004-2011) and six as a Head Coach (2011-2017) at Bethune Cookman University.

While Head Coach, Craig guided Bethune Cookman to their first-ever MEAC conference tournament championship game appearance. He also led the school to the second-most wins in school history and was part of the school’s first-ever regular-season conference championship and post-season appearance (NIT).

Before Bethune Cookman Craig helped Chicago State record their most wins since becoming a Division I member. Craig also helped Morris Brown College transition to the Division I ranks in 2001-03. As a player at nearby Cleveland State University, Craig led Cleveland State to the Conference Championship in his Senior season when he averaged 15.0 pts and 6.0 assists per game and was voted First-team All-Conference and honorable mention All American. His 14 assists vs Akron still stand as a conference tournament record. Finished the first season at SPIRE 25-5 and ranked the # 8 post grad program in the country which included a 20 game regular-season win streak.  


  • Bachelors Degree – Cleveland State University
  • Masters Degree – Bethune Cookman University

Experience (Coaching and Playing)

  • 18+ years of NCAA D1 coaching experience
  • Former assistant coach at Stetson University
  • Former Head Coach at Bethune Cookman University
  • Played D1 Basketball at Cleveland State University
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