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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Springfield College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Springfield College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Springfield College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Springfield College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Springfield College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Springfield College.

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates in it, like John Cena and Don Ho.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Springfield College?” and “Which celebrities are Springfield College alumni?”
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John Cena is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Bodybuilder, Rapper, Wrestler

Age: 41

John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, actor, rapper, and TV personality. As a wrestler, he is currently signed to WWE. As a TV personality, he ...more

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James Naismith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Professor, Coach, Teacher

Age: Dec. at 78 (1861-1939)

Birthplace: Almonte, Canada

James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian-American physical educator, physician, Christian chaplain, sports coach, and innovator. He invented the game of basketball at ...more
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Donald M. Payne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Politician, Educator

Age: Dec. at 78 (1934-2012)

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Donald Milford Payne (July 16, 1934 – March 6, 2012) was an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district from 1989 to 2012. He was a member of ...more
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Erin Pac is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Bobsleigher

Age: 38

Birthplace: Farmington, Connecticut

Erin Pac (born May 30, 1980) is a former American bobsledder who competed from 2002 to 2010. She won two medals in the mixed bobsled-skeleton team event at the FIBT World Championships with a ...more
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Sharpe James is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Politician, Teacher

Age: 83

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

Sharpe James (born February 20, 1936) is an American Democratic politician from New Jersey, who served as State Senator for the 29th Legislative District and was 35th Mayor of Newark, New ...more
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Don Ho is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Actor

Age: Dec. at 77 (1930-2007)

Birthplace: Kakaako, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Donald Tai Loy Ho (August 13, 1930 – April 14, 2007) was an American traditional pop musician, singer and entertainer. He is best known for the song "Tiny Bubbles" from the album of
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Doug Beal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Coach

Age: 71

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

Doug Beal (born March 4, 1947, in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American volleyball player and coach, a former USA Volleyball CEO, and a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
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Hiroaki Aoki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 70 (1938-2008)

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Hiroaki Aoki (青木 廣彰, Aoki Hiroaki, October 9, 1938 – July 10, 2008), best known as Rocky Aoki, was a Japanese-born American wrestler and restaurateur who founded the popular Japanese cuisine ...more
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Steve Spagnuolo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Coach

Age: 59

Birthplace: Whitinsville, Massachusetts

Stephen Christopher Spagnuolo (; born December 21, 1959) is an American football coach who is the defensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He ...more
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Roscoe Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Roscoe Brown

Age: 96

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Roscoe Conkling Brown Jr. (March 9, 1922 – July 2, 2016) was one of the Tuskegee Airmen and a squadron commander of the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group He was appointed to this ...more
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William C. Chasey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
William C. Chasey Screenwriter, Inventor, Author

Age: 79

Birthplace: New Jersey, United States of America

William Carman "Bill" Chasey (February 11, 1940 - May 23, 2015) was the founder and president of the Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility (FCSR) in Warsaw, Poland. He was an ...more
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Leslie Mann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Leslie Mann Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 70 (1892-1962)

Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska

Leslie Mann (November 18, 1892 – January 14, 1962) was an American college football player, professional baseball player; and football and basketball coach. He played outfield in the Major ...more
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Mike Woicik is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Mike Woicik Coach

Age: 62

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Mike Woicik (born September 26, 1956) is an [[American football strength and conditioning coach for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He holds the record for second-most ...more
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Grace Diaz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni

Age: 62

Birthplace: Dominican Republic

Grace Diaz (born 1957) is an American politician who is a Democratic State Representative from Rhode Island representing District 11 in the city of Providence, Rhode Island. She was the first ...more
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Sue Thomas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni

Age: 68

Birthplace: Ohio, USA

Sue Thomas (born May 24, 1950) is an American woman who became the first deaf person to work as an undercover specialist doing lip-reading of suspects for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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Tony DiCicco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Tony DiCicco Coach, Footballer, Sports commentator

Age: 70

Birthplace: Wethersfield, Connecticut

Anthony D. DiCicco Jr. (August 5, 1948 – June 19, 2017) was a U.S. soccer player and coach and TV commentator. He is best known as the coach of the United States women's national soccer team ...more
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William G. Morgan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
William G. Morgan

Age: Dec. at 72 (1870-1942)

Birthplace: Lockport, New York

William George Morgan (January 23, 1870 – December 27, 1942) was the inventor of volleyball, originally called "Mintonette", a name derived from the game of badminton which he later ...more
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Charley Casserly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Charley Casserly

Age: 71

Charley Casserly (born c. 1949) is an American football sportscaster and former executive. Casserly was the general manager of the National Football League's Washington Redskins from 1989 to ...more
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Dave Toub is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Dave Toub Coach

Age: 56

Birthplace: Ossining, New York

Dave Toub (born June 1, 1962) is the assistant head coach and special teams coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.
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Ferenc Hepp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Ferenc Hepp

Age: Dec. at 71 (1909-1980)

Birthplace: Hungary

Dr. Ferenc Hepp (November 3, 1909 in Békés, Hungary – November 27, 1980) was a basketball administrator. He is considered "the father of Hungarian basketball". He became ...more
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Paul E. Lefebvre is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Paul E. Lefebvre
Major General Paul E. Lefebvre is a retired Marine Corps officer and was the third Commanding General of the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC).
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Ollie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Ollie Wilson Coach

Age: 67

Heart in Hand were an English band from Bournemouth and Southampton, formed in 2008. Their musical style was a melodic blend of hardcore punk and heavy metal influences, described as both ...more
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Aaron Kelton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Aaron Kelton Coach

Age: 45

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Aaron Kelton (born c. 1974) is an American college football coach. In 2016, he became the head coach for Shorter University. In 2010, he became the first football coach in Williams College ...more
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Mark Carron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Mark Carron

Age: 56

Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts

Mark J. Carron (born July 8, 1962, in Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American politician who represented the 6th Worcester District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1999 to ...more
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Harold Amos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Springfield College Alumni
Harold Amos

Age: Dec. at 85 (1918-2003)

Birthplace: Pennsauken Township, New Jersey

Harold Amos (September 7, 1918 – February 26, 2003) was an American microbiologist and professor. He taught at Harvard Medical School for nearly fifty years and was the first African-American ...more