Stefanie Sparks joined the Hoyas staff in 2008 as a volunteer assistant coach after spending two years as an assistant coach at Duke University.
She graduated from Duke in May of 2005 after playing four years on defense for the Blue Devils. As a senior, Sparks helped lead Duke to the Final Four for the second time in school history and the first-ever ACC Tournament Championship.
In her four years in Durham, including two seasons as a co-captain, Sparks helped lead the Blue Devils to a 53-23 overall record and four-consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament. She earned the team's Rookie of the Year award in 2002 in addition to earning the squad's Workhorse Award three times. Sparks also garnered the Coaches Award and was a two-time recipient of the Leadership Award.
She holds the school record for minutes played and ranks third all-time for most consecutive starts (76), games played (76) and games started (76). Sparks was a member of the 2004-05 U.S. Development team.
A history and political science major at Duke, Sparks is currently pursuing a degree at the Georgetown University Law Center.