Zach Spiker

Zach Spiker (born September 30, 1976)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Drexel Dragons
Current conference: Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)
Overall record: 102-112 (.477)
Drexel record: 76-103 (.425)
Overall record: 178-215 (.453)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (2021)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2016)
  • CAA Regular Season Champion0
  • CAA Tournament Champion1  (2021)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2016-present Drexel
2009-2016 Army
2004-2009 Cornell (asst)
2002-2004 West Virginia (admin. asst)
2000-2002 Winthrop (grad. asst)

Zach Spiker Facts

  • Zachary John Spiker
  • Born September 30, 1979
  • Hometown: Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Alma Mater: Ithaca College (BS, 2000) / West Virginia University (MS, 2004)
  • Started his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Winthrop under head coach Gregg Marshall
  • Spent two seasons as an administrative assistant on John Beilein‘s West Virginia staff while also earning his master’s degree
  • Was an assistant coach at Cornell under head coach Steve Donahue for five seasons
  • In seven seasons as Army head coach, won 102 games and led the Black Knights to the 2016 CIT
  • Hired as the new head coach at Drexel in March 2016; is 49-81 through four seasons with the Dragons
    • In 2021, Spiker led the Dragons to their first NCAA Tournament since 1996 by way of a CAA Tournament title

Zach Spiker Coaching Tree

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