Coach Brandon Spence graduated from The Citadel in 2001 with a Bachelors in Business Administration. While at The Citadel he played football, rugby and was a member of the indoor/outdoor track team. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Air Force and completed his service in 2006 as a Captain specializing in training development programs for the military. Coach Spence has been involved in youth sports for over 15 years in a variety of different roles and sports including football, baseball, wrestling, as well as strength and conditioning for a variety of skilled athletes. While at Ben Lippen, he coached the middle school football team and assisted with strength and conditioning. He is a Speed of Sport, Certified Sports Performance Specialist (2016) which is rooted in foundational skill development specifically for athletes.
“My goal as a Coach is to help develop not just a great athlete but a great person both physically and spiritually. The coaches I had growing up helped shape me as a person. It’s essential to the next generation we pass on the importance of character, discipline, perseverance, integrity, effort, hard work, and learning to face adversity with reliance upon Christ.”
1 Timothy 4:8
For while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.