Coach Bavaria Biography

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

Pentagon 1973-1976

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

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