6th Grade

Dean Walker – Head Coach

Dean Walker is entering his third season as a coach with the Maine Firecrackers. In the last two seasons with the club, Coach Walker’s team has won the Northern New England Championship twice and won the Maine AAU State Championship last year.  Walker has been involved with basketball his entire life, as a player in the Gorham school system, as
a player in several men’s leagues and as a coach. He started coaching youth basketball in 2009 and for the last five years has been coaching teams in the Gorham Youth Travel Basketball Association. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine. He is currently the Vice President of Trading and Data Management for R.M. Davis, Inc. in Portland. He resides in Gorham with his wife, Kim and their two daughters, Nicole and Vanessa. Both his daughters play in the Firecracker program.