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About Joe CRISPIN
Penn State University
Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns
Penn State, Big Ten 1st Team
Pitman, NJ State Champions
Joe Crispin is the founder of Crispin Basketball. He developed our overall philosophy and programs that is emplyed in any programs we run or educational materials that are sold.
Joe enjoyed an extensive and successful playing career and is currently an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Penn State University.
In High School, he led Pitman High School to the Sectional Finals three years in an row and the 1997 State Championship. During his 1997 campaign, he averaged over 32 points per game, scoring over 50 three times. He was an All-south Jersey selection three years in a row, an All-State Group 1 first team selection for two seasons, and an All-State, All-Group 1st Team selection his senior year. He finished his career with 2,654 points.
At Penn State, Joe helped lead his team to the 2001 NCAA tournament and a ‘Sweet 16’ appearance. During his time there, Penn State also made the NIT Final Four twice and had a combined record of 72-55. During his career, he was a Big Ten 1st and 2nd team selection and ended his career with 1,986 points.
Professionally, Joe played his rookie year in the NBA, playing with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Phoenix Suns. He also played in the CBA, the ABA, the USBL, Greece, Poland, Italy, Turkey, Spain, and Ukraine throughout his 11 year professional playing career. He was among the league leaders in scoring for 5 of those seasons and lead his Enel Brindisi team to the 2010 Legadue championship.
Joe is now an assistant coach at Penn State University . Prior to moving to State College, Joe spent two seasons as the assistant coach for both the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams at Rowan University and seven season as the Head Coach for the Men’s Basketball team at Rowan University.