Monte Sparkman

About Monte Sparkman

Monte Sparkman is the Director of Athletic Performance at Richland High School in Texas and is currently in his eighth year coaching there. Prior to his arrival at Richland, Sparkman had coaching stops at Burkburnett, The Virginia Military Institute, and was an intern under Frank Wintrich at the University of North Texas. In 2018, Sparkman was recognized by the National High School Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association as the South Region Coach of the Year. He is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a certified Club Coach and Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting, and a certified Level 2 coach through USA Track and Field. Coach Sparkman is a graduate of Baker University, where he was a three-year letterman on the football team. In his spare time, he also enjoys competing in powerlifting.