Dean Hirtle, President/Owner

Dean runs the High Hoops youth basketball program, which features leagues, clinics and camps for boys and girls of all ages. With passion, enthusiasm, experience and knowledge, Dean has worked with kids from preschool to high school over the past two decades and focuses on teaching the fundamentals of the game and giving kids confidence in their skills.

When he’s not coaching basketball, Dean is the Director of Stores for North America for The Timberland Company.

He is a graduate of Dean College in Franklin, where he played for the Bulldogs from 1986-88 and was a team captain. He was named first-team honorable mention in 1988.

Dean also has coached at the Red Auerbach Basketball School and with the Blackstone Valley Chaos AAU program.

Dean is a 1986 graduate of Shrewsbury High School, where he captained the Colonials to the semifinals of district play in the Midland League.