Spiker coaching at Army in 2011
|Born||September 30, 1976|
Morgantown, West Virginia
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2002–2004||West Virginia (admin. asst.)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|Patriot League Coach of the Year (2013)|
Skip Prosser Award (2016)
Zachary John Spiker (born college basketball coach and the current head basketball coach for the Drexel Dragons. A native of Morgantown, West Virginia, Spiker played college basketball at Ithaca College. He was previously the head coach at Army. He attended The Hill School.September 30, 1976) is an American
In the 2012–13 season, Spiker lead Army to its first overall winning record since 1984–85 (a drought of 28 years), and also the Black Knights' first ever winning record in the Patriot League. For his efforts, Spiker was named 2012-13 Patriot League Coach of the Year, the first Army head coach in eleven years to win the award.
In 2013–14, the Black Knights set a school record for wins in the Patriot League (10), had only their second season with a winning conference record, and had their first ever back-to-back seasons with winning conference records - all under Spiker.
Finally, under Spiker, Army had its first four-year streak of 15 plus wins (2012–16) since 1920–24.
On February 22, 2018, Spiker led Drexel to a 34-point comeback win over Delaware, the largest comeback win in Division 1 history.
Head coaching record
|Army Black Knights (Patriot League) (2009–2016)|
|2015–16||Army||19–14||9–9||4th||CIT First Round|
|Army:||102–112 (.477)||45–65 (.409)|
|Drexel Dragons (Colonial Athletic Association) (2016–present)|
|Drexel:||39–65 (.375)||16–38 (.296)|
Postseason invitational champion
- "Zach Spiker, Head Men's Basketball Coach". United States Military Academy. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
- Army Feels the Energy of a Youthful New Coach
- "Army's Spiker hired as Drexel's next coach". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-04-20.