Scott Sparks
Owner – Coach

Coaching Experience:

  • Crown Point HS Boys Assistant Basketball Coach and S&C Coach 2002-2005 (6 Scholarships, 2 D-1)
  • Wheeler HS Boys Assistant Basketball and S&C Coach 2011-2013
  • Boone Grove HS Girls Volleyball S&C Coach 2016-2017 (Multiple Collegiate Players)
  • Wheeler HS Boys Basketball S&C Coach 2016
  • Purdue University Northwest Men’s and Women’s Basketball S&C Coach 2016-2017
  • Purdue University Northwest Men’s and Women’s Tennis S&C Coach 2016-2017
  • CrossFit 219 Owner/Coach 2016-Present
  • 219 Elite Sport Performance Owner/Coach
  • Purdue University Northwest Assistant Basketball Coach 2017-2018
  • Purdue University Northwest S&C Coach through 219ESP (230 Student-Athletes) 2018-Present

Certifications:

  • USA Weightlifting Level 1 Certified Sport Performance Coach
    • ISSA Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Street Cred:

  • AAU Junior Olympics Track & Field State and Regional Gold Medalist High Jump, Long Jump, 400m
  • AAU Nationals: 8th 400m, 7th Long Jump, Silver Medalist High Jump (State Record) 1986

Crown Point High School

  • 1994 All Area Basketball & Baseball
  • 1994 Top 100 Basketball
  • 1994 Team MVP Basketball (21 points, 10 Rebounds per game)
  • 1994 All Duneland Athletic Conference Basketball and Baseball
  • 1994 School Record 41 pts
  • 1994 All-State Basketball

Purdue University Northwest                                                                                                                           

  • Athletic Hall of Fame 2016
  • 1995 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year
  • 1996 All CCAC
  • 1997 All CCAC
  • 1998 Team MVP, All CCAC and CCAC Player of the Year, All-American HM
  • 1995 & 1998 CCAC Champions

PNW Career Rankings 

  • 3rd Scoring
  • 7th Rebounds
  • 2nd FG Made
  • 5th Free Throws and 3pt FG Made
  • 5th Steals
  • 10th Assists, FT %, 3pt FG %

Jeanette Gray

Coaching Experience

Basketball

  • Ball State University WBB Assistant 2003-2006
  • Hammond Clark HS Head GBB Coach 2006-2007
  • Highland HS Head GBB Coach 2007-2009
  • Valparaiso HS Head GBB Coach 2009-2013
  • Morgan Township HS GBB Coach 2013-2014
  • Lake Central HS Assistant GBB Coach 2015-2019

Softball

  • Highland HS Assistant Softball Coach 2007-2009
  • Valparaiso HS Assistant Softball Coach 2012

Soccer

  • Lake Central HS Assistant Soccer Coach 2015

Track

  • Lake Central HS Assistant Track Coach 2017-Present

Football

  • Lake Central HS Assistant Football 2016-Present

Street Cred:

3x Hall of Fame Inductee

  • 2009 Valparaiso High School – Volleyball, Golf, Basketball, Softball
  • 2008 Valparaiso University – Basketball
  • 2018 Women’s Football Hall of Fame

1999 Valparaiso High School Graduate

  • 1999 First Team All-State Basketball
  • 1999 Second Team All-State Softball
  • 1999 Indiana Basketball All Star

2003 Valparaiso University Graduate

  • 2003 Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2003 NCAA Tournament Participant (First Time School History)

Chicago Force (Women’s Tackle Football) 2010-2017

  • 5x All-American
  • 2014 Women’s Football Alliance (WFA) Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2013 WFA National Champion
  • 2nd All Time in Receiving Yards WFA

US Women’s National Team (Tackle Football) 2013 & 2017

  • 2013 International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Champion
  • 2017 IFAF World Champion

Certifications

  • International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA)
    • Youth Fitness Specialist – Level 1

Karly Taylor

Coaching Experience:

  • USA Gymnastics Trampoline and Tumbling 2007-2010
  • Parisi Speed School – S&C
  • 219 Elite Sport Performance 2018 – Present

Street Cred:

  • USA Gymnastics Trampoline National Champion 2006

Munster High School Diving:                                               

  • 2009 Conference Champion, Regional Champion
  • 2009 9th Place State
  • 2010 Conference Champion, Regional Champion
  • 2010 9th Place State
  • 2011 Conference Champion, Regional Champion
  • 2011 5th Place State
  • 2009-2011 All Conference

Eastern Michigan University Diving:

  • 2012-2013 Mid-American Conference
  • 9th Place 3m, 10th Place 1m
  • 2013-2014 MAC 9th – 3m, 10th – 1m
  • 2014-2015 MAC 5th – 3m, 8th – 1m

Education:

  • BS in Exercise Science

Hallie Gibbs

Coaching Experience:

  • 219 ESP – Sports Performance Coach (8 years & older) 2017 – Current
  • Purdue University Northwest – Strength &   Conditioning Coach 2018 – Current
  • Colgate University Assistant Softball Coach 2012

Street Cred:

Munster High School, 2003-2007

  • 3 Sport Athlete (Golf, Basketball, Softball)
  • 11 Varsity Letters
  • 2007 Times Player of the Year (Softball)
  • 2007 Nominated for Miss Softball in Indiana
  • 2007 1st Team All State, All Area, All Conference (Softball)
  • 2006 Individual Regional Qualifier (Golf)

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 2007-2011

Division I 3rd Baseman

Four year starting 3rd baseman

  • Started 214 games
  • First and only player to date in program history to hit a HR in first collegiate at bat
  • All-time leader in RBI (174)
  • All-time leader in multiple RBI games (47)
  • Single season record holder in home runs (16)
    • Single season record holder in RBI (65)
    • Single season record holder in extra base hit games (29)
  • Single season record holder in multiple RBI games (16)

Career Statistics: .299 avg, .532 slg%, .411 ob%, 35 HR, 174 RBI, 111 BB, .956 fld%

  • Big East Tournament Champions (2010,2011)
  • Big East Championship All-Tournament Team (2010)
  • 3rd Team Big East (2011)
  • Team Captain (2010), Team Leader (2011)
  • NCAA Regional Appearances (2010,2011)
  • Ranked 9th Nationally in RBI per game (1.18, 2011)
  • T-25th Nationally Home Runs (16, 2011)
  • Ranked 50th Nationally Slugging Percentage (.725, 2011)

Certifications:

  • USA Weightlifting Level 1 Certified Sport Performance Coach
  • Pursuing ISSA S&C Certification