ABOUT COACH COREY
Corey Stitzel is experienced in player development and shooting instruction at all levels from early elementary through college and the NBA. After spending 13 seasons as a college head and assistant coach, most recently at James Madison University, Corey brings his expertise to Northern Virginia as the Varsity Head Boys Basketball Coach at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, Va and in his first season with the Bulldogs, lead them to their first Conference Title in school history. Corey was named Conference 14 Coach Of The Year for the 2014-2015 season.
While at JMU, Corey was in charge of recruiting, offense and player development. Corey helped lead JMU to two 20 win seasons during his tenure. He recruited and helped develop the majority of the 2013 JMU team that won the CAA championship and went on the NCAA tournament.
Corey also spent one season at Division I Marist College. Prior to coaching at the Division I level, Corey spent a season as the head coach at Division III Neumann College and was an assistant at two Division II national powers, Gannon University & Philadelphia University. While at Philadelphia University, Corey was the Associate Head Coach under Hall Of Fame and Nationally known shooting instructor, Coach Herb Magee.
Corey is orginally from Quakertown, Pennsylvania just outside of Philadelphia. He attended Quakertown High School where he was a four year starter. Corey finished in the top-five in scoring and three-pointers in the schools history.
Corey went on to play collegiately at Division III Elizabethtown College where he was a two year letter winner and considered one of the best shooters in the country before suffering a career ending back injury.
Basketball runs in Corey's family, as his brother, Casey, is the current head coach at Division II Millersville University and his father was the leading scorer in the nation while attending Millersville University in Pennsylvania.