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Basketball (Men's)

Program Philosophy

The philosophy of the boy’s basketball program is to ensure that our student athletes compete at the highest level in both the classroom and on the court.  Or expectations of the Spotswood players are to be positive role models both inside the school and in the community and always foster positive sportsmanship on the court.

Coaching Biography

Coach Steve Mate has been the head coach of the Spotswood High School Men’s Basketball team for twenty years.  Over the past twenty years, Coach Mate has lead the Men’s Basketball team to six Christmas Tournament Championships and 14 State playoff appearances.  He is the Spotswood All Time Career Win Leader and holds the school record for most wins in a season (21).  Coach Mate has been named the Blue Division Coach of the Year five times and was awarded Coach of the Year by the Home News Tribune for the 2009-2010 season.