Dennis J. Bavaria
Place of Birth: Pen Argyl, PA
Widow: Wife Claire and two sons, Anthony & Christopher
High School: Pen Argyl, High School, Pen Argyl, PA 1967.
College: Bachelor of Science in Public Administration 1983, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, Iowa.
State Job Title: Tort Claims Supervisor, Commonwealth of PA – Retired – December 2010
United State Air Force 1968-1988 – Retired MSgt.
Awards: Air Force Sergeant of Year 1976 for HQ Intelligence and 1980 HQ Europe.
Two Top Twelve Sergeants in the Air Force nominations.
Job Title: Chief of Administration, Air Force Intelligence Service.
Stationed: Eglin AFB, Fl 1968-1971
San Vito Italy 1971-1973
Ft. Belvoir, VA 1976-1980 & 1982-1988
Nairobi, Kenya 1980-1982
Basketball Coaching Resume:
Served as a volunteer Basketball coach for 50 years.
Started coaching in 1964 in Pen Argyl, PA.
Coached in Florida, San Vito, Italy, Washington DC and Virginia.
Was a Youth Director & Basketball coach in Washington DC for 5 years.
1964-1967: Played Basketball – Pen Argyl, HS, Pen Argyl, PA. (captain senior year, three year varsity player).
1964-1968: Boys Coach, Immaculate Conception, Pen Argyl PA.
1968-1969: Played Basketball at Northampton Community College (1st team captain of the men’s basketball program).
1968-1971: Men’s Coach & Player 33rd Field Maintenance Squadron, Eglin AFB, Florida.
1972-1973: Boys Coach, Men’s Coach/Player – San Vito Italy.
1972-1973: Won the European Base Championship – San Vito Italy.
1974-1979: Boys Coach – Bolling AFB, Wash DC (Undefeated season 12-0)
1980-1982: Ran basketball clinics in Nairobi, Kenya.
1982-1988: Boys Coach – Prince William County, Woodbridge VA.
1988-1991: Basketball Coach & Coordinator – West Shore YMCA.
1988-1990: West Shore YMCA Youth Coach.
1988: West Shore YMCA Volunteer of the Year.
1990-1993: Worked Lehigh University Boys Summer Basketball Camp
1990-1996: Ran the West Shore YMCA Boys & Girls Summer Basketball Camps.
1990-Present: Cumberland Valley Youth Basketball Association (co-founder, coach, girl’s program coordinator).
1994-Present: CVYBA travel team coach (0ver 650 wins in 23 years with travel teams).
1999-2001: Keystone Games Coach (Silver Medal)
2000: Received the award as Community Leader from the Eagle Foundation.
2000-Present: 30 former Capitol AAU girls playing college basketball.
2001: Mid-Penn Motion AAU Coach (Record 26-11)
2002-Present: Cumberland Valley High School 9th Grade Girl’s Coach (4-undefeated teams- Record 161-19)
2002: Mid-Penn Motion AAU Coach (Record 32-9)
2003: Mid-Penn Motion AAU Coach (Record 34-6)
2003: Founded Capitol AAU Girl’s basketball organization
2004: Capitol AAU Coach (Record: 34-4)
2005: Capitol AAU Coach (Record: 25-16)
2006: Capitol AAU Coach (Record: 32-5)
2007: Capitol AAU Coach (Record: 35-8)
2008: Capital AAU Coach (Record: 27-9)
2009: Capital AAU Coach (Record: 34-5)
2010: Coach CV 9th Grade Girls (Record: 20-0) – CVYBA Travel Team (Record: 19-1)
2011: Coach CV 9th Grade Girls (Record: 22-0) – CVYBA Travel Team (Record: 19-1)
2012: Coach CV 9th Grade Girls (Record: 20-2) – CVYBA Travel Team (Record: 16-0)
2013: Coach CV 9th Grade Girls (Record: 14-5)
2014: Coach CV 9th Grade Girls (Record: 17-3)
2015: Coach CV 9th Grade Girls (Record: 17-3)
2016: Coach CV 9th Grade Girls (Record: 20-0)
2017: Coach CV 9th Grade Girls (Record: 18-2)
2018: Coach CV 9th Grade Girls (Record: 21-0)
CV 9th Grade Girls Total Record 307-35