Former Division I Basketball Coach
Trainer - Los Angeles
Coach Matt Parke comes to the PCA after coaching men’s and women’s basketball for over 20 years. Being on staff for the University of South Carolina and University of Alabama Men’s basketball programs, Coach Parke went to two NCAA Tournaments as well as won an NIT championship.
On the Women’s side, Coach Parke was an assistant for the Pepperdine basketball team that went to the Sweet Sixteen of the WNIT. Along with his Division I experience, Coach Parke has had success at the DIII level, having served as the Associate Head Coach at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC and Head Coach at Averett University in Danville, VA. During those eight years, his teams were a combined 135-92 going to 4 NCAA DIII Tournaments, 2 DIII Final Fours and winning three consecutive conference Sportsmanship Awards.