Dean Stark

Since joining Sacramento Waldorf School in 1984, Dean has helped build the sports program into a successful and important part of school life. As a coach, he has amassed 16 league championships in basketball over his 33 years, and 8 conference titles in 16 years leading the baseball team. His 616 victories in Varsity Boys Basketball are the second most all-time in California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin Section history.

With a BA in Physical Education from Union Institute and University, Dean was the recipient of the 2016-17 California State Boys Basketball Coach of the Year. He is the author of Coaching Team Sports in a Waldorf School and A Waldorf Approach to Coaching Team Sports. He also produced a video, High School Basketball: The Seven Defensive Principles of Building a Championship Team.

He holds an AA in General Education from American River College and a Certificate in Spatial Dynamics from the Spatial Dynamics Institute and is a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Massage Therapist.

Contact Dean: (916) 961-3900