Richland Rebel Athletic Performance Powerlifting

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Director of Athletic Performance

Monte Sparkman,  M.Ed, CSCS, USAW, USATF

Monte Sparkman is the Director of Athletic Performance at Richland High School. Prior to his arrival at Richland, Sparkman had coaching stops at Burkburnett, The Virginia Military Institute, and most recently at North Ridge Middle School. Coach Sparkman currently serves at the Texas NHSSCA state director. Sparkman was a 3 year letter winner in football and earned his undergraduate degree from Baker University in 2002.  He received his master’s degree in education in 2007 from Wayland Baptist University.   Sparkman is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, certified Club Coach and Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting, and a certified Level 2 coach through USA Track and Field.

Sparkman is married to the former Sabrina Kingston of Burleson, TX and they have two children: Jacqueline Shea  and Alexandra Rea.


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Rebel Lifters Compete at Denton Guyer!

  148 Clean  – Woods, Ilunga – Tied 2nd place Bench 1st – Ilunga 2nd – Yarborough 3rd–  Woods Squat 1st – Rodgriuez, Gi0 2nd – Yarborough 3rd – Woods   165 Master – 2nd Clean, 1st Bench, 1st Squat, 1st Total Gipson – 2nd Clean, 3rd Total Pena – 3rd Bench   181 Helton – 1st Clean   220 Norris -2nd Bench   242 Acosta – 3rd Bench, 3rd Squat, 3rd Total

Program Spotlight: Monte Sparkman

CHECK OUT THE REBEL ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE WEBSITE Monte Sparkman, Richland High School’s #Darkside dwelling Director of Athletic Performance and mad scientist behind the #FreakFactory has been hard at work again this winter and spring reppin’ the Rebels and spreading the gospel of moving iron and how to do it right. In addition to training Richland’s student athletes

Rebel Lifters Shine at Denton Guyer

The Rebel Powerlifting squad had a strong performance Monday night at the Denton Guyer Powerlifting Meet. Jackson McIntyre, among many others, had standout performances!

Freak Factory! Just another Friday on the #Darkside!

240 from Ben and #250Club to Hunter today. Also S/O to Corbin for a huge 275 Clean from today. Lots of PRs were had! @SJJVII with 235lbs and little brother @brandonnrj not far behind!!! — Monte Sparkman (@MonteSparkman) February 16, 2018