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VARSITY HEAD COACH
Colin Devine is entering his 11th season as Varsity Head Coach of Staples Basketball. Before Staples, Coach Devine spent three years as the JV coach for Trumbull High School. Devine also spent one year as a varsity assistant for New Canaan High School. Devine was also an assistant coach at Southern Connecticut State University. Coach Devine was a three year starter for Trumbull High School earning all-star honors from the Connecticut High School Coaches Association. Coach Devine graduated from Southern Connecticut with a degree in Exercise Science. He currently teaches Physical Education at Staples High School. He resides in Trumbull with his wife Laura and his daughters Caroline and Mckenna.
VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH
Bob is beginning his 4th season coaching the Staples High School Junior Varsity team. Previously, Bob spent one season as Head Basketball Coach at The University of Bridgeport taking over the program from the Legendary Bruce Webster. He also spent a season as an Assistant Coach at UB. Bob was also Head Coach at The Milford Academy. During his 4 years coaching at Milford, he sent over 30 players to D1 Colleges, 3 of those players Stevie Francis, Norman Richardson and Jerome Moiso going on to play in the NBA. Bob and his wife Michelle live in Oxford and have 2 daughters Christina, 23 and Rebecca, 20.
VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH
Mike Buswell has been a Varsity Assistant Coach of Staples Basketball since 2008. Prior to Staples, Coach Buswell has been the Trumbull High School Head Football Coach, as well as the Freshman Basketball Coach at Fairfield Ludlowe High School and a Head Baseball Coach for Trumbull Babe Ruth. Coach Buswell was a three year starter and teammate of Coach Devine at Trumbull High School. Coach Buswell was an all FCIAC selection in football and baseball at Trumbull High School. He went on to play baseball at the University of Bridgeport. Coach Buswell is a Sales and Consulting Representative at Business Electronics, Inc. in Cheshire, CT. He resides in Trumbull with his wife Kory, daughter Ava and son Bryce.
JUNIOR VARSITY HEAD COACH
David Goldshore is enters his third year coaching Staples Basketball. Prior to Staples, Coach Goldshore worked as a Varsity Assistant Basketball Coach at Somers High School in Somers, NY. David grew up in Chappaqua, NY and was a 3 sport Varsity Letterman in football, basketball (captain) and baseball at Horace Greeley High School. Coach graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1995. During that time, he worked for Coach Steve Fisher as a Student Manager for the Men’s Basketball Team during the Fab Five Era. Currently, David is the President/CEO of RightClick, a Technology Staffing Firm based in Stamford. Coach Goldshore resides in Westport with his wife, Lauren, daughter Jordyn, and sons, Jake and Justin.
FRESHMAN HEAD COACH
Jake Sullivan is entering his first season as the Freshman Basketball Coach at Staples. Prior to Staples, Jake coached the Ludlowe JV Summer League team for the past 7 years, and spent the 2016-2017 season as a Varsity Assistant at Ludlowe during the winter season. Jake grew up loving the game of basketball, and fondly remembers learning it from his father David Sullivan, who coached at St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School for over 30 years. Jake played 4 years at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. In 2016, he received the Basketball Scholarship awarded to one senior, and also the John Mullady Award, which goes to one athlete who best represents athletics at Ludlowe. Jake has always found enjoyment in the game of basketball and is always looking to learn more and more even as a coach. He wants his players to have a similar experience to what he had in growing up and having fun playing basketball. Outside of hoops, Jake loves to workout, and watch his favorite sports teams, which include Notre Dame football, UConn basketball, and the New York Knicks.
A.T.C., L.A.T. - HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER
“G” is certified with the National Athletic Trainer’s Association and is licensed through the state of Connecticut. She graduated from Springfield College in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a minor in Nutrition. She begins her 15th year as Head Athletic Trainer at Staples. Prior to Staples, she worked 5 years as Head Athletic Trainer at Greens Farms Academy and at Moore Center for Rehabilitation. She also worked with Fairfield University’s football and rugby teams from 1999 to 2002. In the summer of 2002, she worked at Boyle’s Strength and Conditioning in Boston, where she trained many professional athletes and Olympic athletes. She was also on the CATA Secondary School Committee from 2007-2012. "G" is a Certified Functional Strength Coach and a TFW (Training For Warriors) Certified Coach. She is the owner of Body Blast Sports Performance. She lives in Trumbull with her husband, Doug, and daughters, Michaela and Gabriella.
A.T.C., L.A.T. – ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER
Corey is certified with the National Athletic Trainer’s Association and is licensed through the state of Connecticut. She graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. Upon graduation Corey worked for Forme Rehabilitation in New York where she was contracted to Eastchester, Tuckahoe, Mount Vernon, & New Rochelle High Schools. She returned to Connecticut in 2009, worked for Innovative Health & Rehabilitation, and covered New Canaan Youth Football, Staples High School in the winter, and worked in the clinic setting during the spring and summer. She is entering her 9th year as Assistant Athletic Trainer at Staples High School. She is also a Certified Kinesio Taping Practioner. Corey is originally from Hartsdale, New York and currently lives in Bridgeport.
VARSITY TEAM MANAGER
After another successful season managing the Staples Varsity Football Team, Dylan returns in his third year as the Varsity Basketball Manager.
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