James Spinner is a special education teacher in the Newton Public Schools in addition to entering his 3rd year with ASA Hoops. Coach Spinner has become a critical part of the coaching staff leading and directing camps and clinics. In addition to his role with summer and school vacation programming Spinner is our 6th grade Boys SELECT Coach. A former point guard for Newton South High School, James is a true student of the game. His passion for teaching coupled with his knowledge of basketball makes him a perfect fit for ASA. James holds an undergraduate degree from Framingham State in Criminology and enrolled in a Masters Program at Wheelock college for special Ed.