Board

The Cincinnati Stix holds board meetings once a quarter to discuss important activities involving our organization.  Topics such as financial status, code of conduct, schedules, etc. are discussed and taken seriously.  Active members in good standing of the Stix are welcome to attend board meetings. Please contact the board Secretary to confirm the meeting time and location.

James Muncy

James Muncy

President

James is a lifelong Cincinnati native with degrees in Athletic Training and Health Education. He has worked in a high school setting for 25 years, including 19 years in his current role as an Athletic Trainer for a Division I Cincinnati high school. James’s expertise is injury prevention and rehabilitation, and in 2012 he was named Ohio Athletic Trainers Association Athletic Trainer of the Year. James has worked with baseball players from Major League organizations through youth teams, and he looks forward to helping Stix players become better ball players and outstanding young men.

Kevin O'Connell

Kevin O'Connell

Vice President of Finance

Kevin O’Connell is a finance executive with over 25 years of business experience. He has served in various capacities on boards providing financial and strategic guidance.  Kevin has coached youth travel baseball in Arkansas, Toronto, and Cincinnati and he places emphasis on helping athletes build a positive, strong mental approach to the game.

William Sprankles

William Sprankles

Vice President of 8U - 12U

Regarding Athletics and Youth Development, William has served as a head basketball, football and baseball coach. Currently, William is in his 4th year with the STIX Organization and specializes in off-season athletic training and sports psychology.  William served as the varsity boys head soccer coach for Withrow High School. During his tenure as principal of Princeton High School, William collaborated with the athletic department on the key hiring of of head coaches in all sports across grades 6-12.

 
William professionally serves as the Executive Director of Innovation, Teaching & Learning for Butler Technology Career & Development Campuses just north of Cincinnati, Ohio.  William oversee the instructional culture for Butler Tech’s 4 campuses, 11 associate school districts and over 250 teachers. He collaborates with others to lead the district with strategic planning, development of coaching and instructional models, strategic resourcing, and emerging technologies.
 
Prior to Butler Tech, Sprankles most recently served as Executive Coach and Partnership Manager for the Center for Transformative Teacher Training (CT3), where he worked with school districts in major cities providing strategic guidance on strengthening school culture, leadership, classroom management and teaching methods. He previously served as Executive Director of Teaching and Learning at Princeton City Schools, where he oversaw comprehensive school improvement processes for more than 300 educators and 3,000 students. This includes de-tracking and desegregation efforts of students in the mainstream curriculum, resulting in a 98% graduation rate for all students in one of Ohio’s most diverse school districts.
 
Sprankles earned his bachelor’s degree in English education at Northern Kentucky University and his master’s in Educational Leadership at Xavier University. In 2010, the Cincinnati Human Relations Commission presented him with the Merlin G. Pope, Jr. Diversity Leadership Award.  He is currently in the dissertation phase of his EdD from Miami University.