“As a former high school basketball head coach and current administrator, I believe that Denver Prep Academy is positioned to make an impact academically and athletically. The staff at DPA is competent, dedicated, and willing to create an environment in which student-athletes will succeed. I am confident that Denver Prep will position student-athletes to better themselves and positively impact the future.”
Rob Harrison has worked in education for the last 17 years, serving as a teacher, dean of students, athletic director, and assistant principal. His driving passion is working with underserved student populations. Rob believes that extracurriculars and athletics can be the catalyst for positive change in a student’s life.
During his time as an administrator, building and facility upgrades have been a priority in his work. Over the last four (4) years at Aurora Central High School, he has overseen the installation of a turf football/soccer field, remodeled the weight room and locker room facilities, and led a complete makeover of the gymnasium. He has also been able to partner with various corporations to help the school create its own “brand.” Rob is excited to bring this same foresight and leadership capacities as an advisor at Denver Prep Academy.
In addition to his work in Colorado, Rob has been a member of the AZ Basketball Coaches Association and NHSBCA (National High School Basketball Coaches Association). In Colorado, Rob has been an influential member of the CADA (Colorado Athletic Directors Association) and the CHSCA (Colorado High School Coaches Association). Currently, Rob Harrison is employed at Aurora Central High School as an Assistant Principal that oversees Athletics, Activities, and Operations.
Prior to working at Aurora Central, Rob worked at Sunnyside and Cienega High School in Tucson, AZ. At Sunnyside, where he was the boys’ varsity coach from 2012-2016, his teams won three league titles and amassed a combined 86-32 record. While at Cienega High School, Rob served as the girls’ varsity coach from 2008-2012. His teams won three league titles and amassed a combined 82-27 record.
Rob Harrison is excited for the opportunity that Denver Prep Academy has to offer student-athletes locally, nationally, and globally. He is proud to serve as an advisor and looks forward to the positive impact DPA will make for the community.