Been with SPIRE since May 2020

Hometown: Chesterland, OH

Languages Spoken: English

Title: Director of Basketball

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 is degreed from John Carroll University and has 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