Director of Admission
Chris Sparks, a member of the WMA Class of 1995, is Director of Admission and coaches Boys' Varsity Basketball. Chris played Varsity Football and Varsity Basketball as a student at the Academy and played on the Men’s Varsity basketball team at the University of Southern Maine.
Since graduating from Southern Maine, he has built his profession around basketball. He served as assistant men’s coach at the University of New England, Brown University, and Central Connecticut State University before his appointment at the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. He was also the director of the Eastern Invitational summer basketball camp in New Jersey in 2004 and 2005.
Since joining WMA in August 2008, Chris has held the positions of Academic Services, Assistant Director of Admission, and Director of Admission, which he has held since June 2011.
Chris resides on campus in Wallace Blake with his wife Leah, son Keenan, and daughters Cuyler & Ruby.