Meet Coach Springer

About the Coach:

 Coach Chuck Springer lives in Norristown, Pa with his wife Bridget and family.  They have 5 children; Charles III (30) of NYC, Katie (26) finishing her PhD @ Lehigh, Shane (23) & Mike (21) both Student Athletes @ Shippensburg University, and Samantha (9) who lives at home.  Chuck has coached wrestling on all levels and is founder and head coach of Norristown PAL Wrestling, which is a member of Beat the Streets Philly.  He also coaches with Norristown Middle Schools and assists at the High School, usually as their TV announcer.  Mr. Springer is the Chairman for Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling for the Philadelphia Area entering his 10th year of service.  Chuck has also coached for the Norristown Bandits Youth Football and was a Bandits Hall of Fame Member as well as a Board Member.  Over the past 25+ years, he has coached numerous kids from youth through the college ranks including his sons; Shane and Mike.  Mike was a NCAA qualifier as a freshman as well as a 2x PIAA Medalist.  Shane was a 2x PIAA Finalist and 3x Medalist.  Both sons were expert Pinners, becoming the pinningest brothers in state history.  Shane has the State Record while Mike has Norristown's School Record.  A few years ago, Coach Springer's entire College Wrestling team was inducted into Jamestown University's Sports Hall of Fame.  Currently, there are about 17 of his former athletes attending college.  An Accomplishment he is most proud of.




About Chuck Springer:

Chuck holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree from Jamestown University in Jamestown North Dakota.  He attended on a wrestling scholarship and was a double major.  His majors were in History & Political Science and Health, Phys. Ed. & Recreation as well as becoming certified in coaching several sports.  Currently, he holds a Pennsylvania Insurance Agent License ​in Health, Life, Accident, and  Fixed Annuities and is associated with several companies.  Before insurance, Chuck was one of the Executive On Duty Supervisors for Silver Springs/Martin Luther Schools for 10+ years and held similar positions with Wordsworth Academy and Devereux since 1990.  He has been certified as a trainer in several disciplines such as CPR/AED, Safe Physical Management, Crisis Prevention / Intervention, and Fire Safety Instruction.  He has worked with disadvantaged youth for most of his career and has always given to the community his time and teachings.  Chuck joined the Fairmount Engine Company in 1993 and has been a member of the Norristown Maenner Chor Club since 1993 as well. 

What to Expect

Chuck has always dared to do more than what is expected.  He has many stories and sayings that he has used to inspire the athletes and coaches that he has worked with.  Hopefully you will get to meet him and hear one of those inspirational talks.  He will do what other people won't so that he can accomplish what others can't.  If he dosen't know an answer, he'll go find it.  His good friend and collegue Mark Harner taught him many things but one that is always in Springer's mind is "Don't just work hard, Work Smart."  Another friend, Frank Harvey once taught him that "Life is like a bank account, you can't take out what you don't put in.'  It is values like these and many more that will be working together to help make this campaign a success.  Your time and support is much appreciated.  Your Vote is what can make good things happen.​  If he wins, YOU win.