Joseph Steven Crispin (born (1979-07-18)July 18, 1979) is an American college men's basketball head coach for Rowan University. Crispin was named head coach of the Profs on May 9, 2016, replacing Joe Cassidy, who remains on staff as an assistant.Born in Pitman, New Jersey, Crispin starred as a 6-foot-0-inch (1.83 m), 185-pound (84 kg) point guard for Pitman High School, leading the Panthers to the New Jersey Group I state championship in 1997 while setting the Gloucester County's all-time scoring record for boys' high school basketball (2,651 career points). Crispin was one the most prolific scorers and efficient point guards in NJSIAA History. He averaged 35.6 Pts/G his Senior and Junior campaigns and overall 24.9Pts/G over his four years. In 117 Career games including the playoffs, he only had one game that he failed to hit double digits in scoring.
As a collegiate player, Crispin played college basketball at Pennsylvania State University alongside his brother, Jon. Crispin was part of the 2001 Penn State team that upset the national powerhouse North Carolina Tar Heels in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament to advance to the Sweet Sixteen.
Crispin split the 2001-02 NBA season with the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns. He also signed with the Miami Heat in 2003 but was waived before the 2003-04 season began.Crispin has also played in the ABA, CBA, USBL, with Anwil Włocławek of the Polish Basketball League, with Teramo in Italy, and with Banvit of the Turkish Basketball League. He signed with Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto in Italy for the 2010–11 season. The next season, he joined Azovmash Mariupol in Ukraine.Crispin and his wife are residents of Glassboro, New Jersey.
== References ==
== External links ==
Rowan University Men's Basketball Coaching Staff
NBA.com player profile
NBA stats @ basketball-reference.com
Player profile @ hoopshype.com
Crispin in action
Joe and Jon Crispin's web site