|High School:||Centerville High School|
2016-17: Set two personal bests at both the Terrier Invitational and MAAC Championships. In November, recorded his fastest times in the 400 IM (4:22.35) and 200 butterfly (2:04.90). At the MAAC Championships, swam 4:48.72 in the 500 freestyle and 16:41.61 in the 1650 freestyle. His time in the 500 is ninth best in program history while his time in the 1650 is seventh fastest.
Before Fairfield: At Centerville High School, Sparks was a member of the National Honor Society, the German National Honor Society, and graduated with honors. In the pool, his team as a four-time GWOC divisional, conference, and sectional champion. And also a two-time district runner-up. Sparks was a four-year district qualifier, a four-year letterman, and named to the Scholar-Athlete Society.
Personal: Son of Andrew and Nancy Sparks… Has one sister, Emily (22)… Major is Marketing.