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Famous Springfield College Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1

    John Cena

    Bodybuilder, Rapper


    Alternative NameJohn Cena Jr.

    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 is...  more

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  • 2

    James Naismith

    Professor, Coach

    AgeDec. at 78 (1861-1939)

    BirthplaceAlmonte, 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 age...  more
  • 3

    Donald M. Payne

    Politician, Educator

    AgeDec. at 77 (1934-2012)

    BirthplaceNewark, 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 the...  more
  • 4

    Erin Pac



    BirthplaceFarmington, 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 silver...  more
  • 5

    Sharpe James

    Politician, Teacher


    BirthplaceJacksonville, 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 Jersey....  more
  • 6

    Don Ho

    Songwriter, Musician

    AgeDec. at 76 (1930-2007)

    BirthplaceKakaako, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    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 the same name....  more
  • 7


    BirthplaceCleveland, 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....  more
  • 8

    AgeDec. at 69 (1938-2008)

    BirthplaceTokyo, 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
  • 9


    BirthplaceWhitinsville, 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 rejoined...  more
  • 10

    Roscoe Brown

    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
  • 11

    William C. Chasey

    Screenwriter, Inventor


    BirthplaceContiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, New Jersey

    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 educator,...  more
  • 12

    Leslie Mann

    Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 69 (1892-1962)

    BirthplaceLincoln, 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 Leagues...  more
  • 13

    Mike Woicik



    BirthplaceBaltimore, 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 Super...  more
  • 14
    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
  • 15
    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....  more
  • 16

    Tony DiCicco

    Coach, Footballer


    BirthplaceWethersfield, 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 from...  more
  • 17

    William G. Morgan

    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 agreed to change...  more
  • 18

    Charley Casserly

    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 1999. ...  more
  • 19

    Dave Toub



    BirthplaceOssining, 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....  more
  • 20

    Ferenc Hepp

    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 the president of the...  more
  • 21

    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)....  more
  • 22

    Ollie Wilson



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  • 23

    Aaron Kelton



    BirthplaceBoston, 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 history...  more
  • 24

    Mark Carron

    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 2007...  more
  • 25

    Harold Amos

    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