Since September 2020

Hometown: Douglassville, Pennsylvania

Languages Spoken: English

Title: Head Coach – Post Grad

Coach Sparrow, aka “The Doctor of Defense” is widely regarded as a Defensive Guru in the Basketball World. Over the last seven years, thousands of players overseas and domestic have been influenced through his unique style and applicable training methods. In addition: Professional, Collegiate, High School and Club teams have consulted with Coach Sparrow in regards to his team/individual defensive philosophies. In 2017, Coach Sparrow’s defensive program was involved with the most historic State Title Run in Pennsylvania history. Reading High School captured their first PIAA State championship in 118 years of the program’s storied tradition. In 2019, he was announced as the Head Coach of the RMIT Redbacks, a semi-professional team in Melbourne Australia. In December of 2020, Coach was named as the Post Grad Associate Head Coach for SPIRE in Geneva, Ohio.

Education and Accreditations:

  • Bachelors in Criminology from Albright College 2011

Experience (Coaching and Playing):

  • Coaching
    • 2013-Assistant Coach Exeter High School
    • 2014-Assistant Coach Pope John Paul II
    • 2016-Head Coach Red Land High School
    • 2017-Asst Coach Central Penn College
    • 2017-2019-Asst Coach Reading High
    • 2019-Head Coach RMIT (Semi Pro-Australia)
  • Playing
    • 2002-2006-Daniel Boone High School
    • 2006-2007- The Catholic University of America
    • 2007-2011-Albright College
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SPIRE Contact info:

Phone: (440) 466-1002

Email: [email protected]

Address: 5201 SPIRE Circle, Geneva, OH 44041