Spring on the York College campus

Nick Brady '10

Team Leader/Behavior Counselor
River Rock Academy
"I initially chose York College of Pennsylvania because it was the place that I felt was the best fit to help me reach my academic and athletic aspirations. While that belief, did in fact, come to fruition, I never knew the other ways that York College would go on to have an effect on my life."

Current City: Spring Grove, PA

YCP Degree: BS Criminal Justice

Spartan Snapshots

  • Began as an employee at River Rock Academy, a premier provider for alternative education in the state of Pennsylvania, specializing in educating disruptive and, emotionally disturbed youth, in 2012 and now serves as a Team Leader
  • Completed his Master’s in School Counseling from Walden University in Minnesota in 2017
  • Played for the Spartan men’s basketball team and later returned to coach as the Assistant Director from 2011-2016
  • Serves as a Summer Camp Director for YCP basketball camps
  • Met his wife, Amanda Brady ‘09, at York College and is a father to Braxton (three) and Brielle (two months)
  • Serves as a motivational speaker and speaks in open forums during career days, basketball camps, and classrooms on topics such as goal-setting, positive attitude, hard work, teamwork, and perseverance through adversity
  • York College of Pennsylvania men’s basketball team, 2006-2010:
    • Three-Year Captain, 1,500 Point Scorer, Two Time All-Conference selection, 2006 Division III New Freshman All-American
    • 2009 D3Hoops.com Honorable Mention All-American, 2009 All Mid-Atlantic Team selection
    • 2010 NABC Third-Team All-American, 2010 Conference Player of the Year, 2010 All Mid-Atlantic Region selection
    • 2010 Jack Jaquet “Fighting Heart Award” for excellence in succeeding in a time of major adversity
    • York College Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) 2006-2010

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