Coach Morris Goes for 1,000th Win

St. Joseph’s Prep vs. Lansdale Catholic
Friday, January 12

Radio: WSJP
Twitter: #Speedy1000

HEAD COACH: Speedy Morris 999-425 overall, 50th season (330-110 at the Prep, 17th season)

One of the most successful coaches in the history of Philadelphia basketball, Coach Morris is looking to pass a historic milestone, the 1,000 win plateau (combined college and high school). In 17 years at La Salle University (15 as the men’s coach and two as the women’s coach), Speedy was 281-219. In his 33 years as a high school coach (at three schools), Speedy is 718-206.

Here are some facts about Speedy:

  • Winningest coach in the history of St. Joseph’s Prep and La Salle University
  • Best winning percentage of any coach of the Prep, Roman Catholic and La Salle Women
  • 8 Catholic League titles (two at the Prep, six at Roman) plus five conference titles at La Salle (four men and one women) and a league title at Penn Charter; in fact, Speedy won a league or conference title in his second season at each coaching stop
  • First person to coach both women and men at the college level


St. Joseph’s Prep, 330-109 (17th season)

  • Most wins in school history
  • 2 PCL championships
  • 2012 4A City Champions/4A PCL Champions
  • 2013 PIAA State Semifinalist

La Salle Univ. (men), 238-202 (15 seasons)

  • Most wins in school history
  • 4 league championships
  • 4 NCAA Tournaments
  • 2 NIT Tournaments

La Salle Univ. (women), 43-17 (2 season)

  • 1 league championship
  • 1 NCAA Tournament

Penn Charter, 41-14 (2 seasons)

  • 1 Inter-Ac Championship

Roman Catholic, 347-82 (14 seasons)

  • 6 PCL Championships
  • 8 Southern Division Championships
  • Best Winning % of any coach in school history


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Varsity Head Coach:
Bill "Speedy" Morris

Associate Head Coach
Keith Morris

Assistant Coach
Randy Monroe

JV Coach
Jim Parrella

Assistant JV Coach
Mac Ryan

Freshman Coach
Kwanzaa Timmons

Assistant Coach
Michael Bradley

Basketball Moderator:

Andrew Whelan

St. Joseph's Preparatory School
1733 West Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130
tel: 215.978.1950
fax: 215.765.1710
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