Been with SPIRE since May 2020

Hometown: Chesterland, OH

Languages Spoken: English

Title: Head of Athletics

Bio: Jeff brings a diverse background of 10+ years of coaching, training, and basketball directing experience to SPIRE.  He has worked at the professional, collegiate, and high school levels which include the NBA G-League, NCAA D1/D2, and OHSAA.  Jeff also worked at the international level coaching and running camps with various National Team programs.  He has a strong background in coaching, player development, video, and scouting experience.  Jeff is accustomed to training professional, collegiate, and high school basketball players.  Jeff has a degree from John Carroll University and a Master’s degree in Athletic Administration from Ohio University.

Education and Accreditations

  • Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Marketing from John Carroll University
  • Masters of Science in Athletic Administration from Ohio University

Experience (Coaching and Playing)

  • 10+ years of coaching experience at the professional, collegiate, high school, and AAU levels
  • 4 years coaching and working in the NBA G-League
  • 5+ years of head coaching experience in Northeast Ohio
  • 8+ years of player development and skill training with top high school, collegiate and professional players
  • Former assistant coach at Lake Erie College (NCAA D2)
  • 8 years working, coaching, and training with the National Basketball Academy (TNBA)
  • 4 years running International camps including Greece and Indonesia
  • 2018 Northeast Lake District Division 2 Coach of the Year
  • 2018 CVC Coach of the Year
  • Coached two 1,000-point scorers in the state of Ohio
  • Played Football and Baseball at John Carroll University
  • Worked with the Indonesian Men’s National Team
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SPIRE Contact info:

Phone: (440) 466-1002

Email: [email protected]

Address: 5201 SPIRE Circle, Geneva, OH 44041