Drew Speraw is in his third year as a graduate manager on the University of Iowa basketball staff, including his second season as the administrative assistant.
Speraw played for his father, Kirk, at the University of Central Florida from 2005-10; he redshirted in 2007. Speraw, who was team captain as a senior, played in a total of 66 career games. He shot at a 39 percent clip from 3-point range during his collegiate career.
Speraw attended Oviedo High School, in Orlando, where he was a two-year basketball lettermen, helping the Lions to a 24-5 overall as a senior as the team advanced to the Florida Class 6A Elite Eight. Speraw also competed on the AAU level for the Seminole Shooters. He was also a two-year lettermen in football, serving as the starting quarterback in 2004.
Speraw earned his bachelor’s degree in finance in the summer of 2009 from Central Florida. He will be earning a master’s degree in sports and fitness with a concentration in sport leadership and coaching in December 2010 from UCF. Speraw is also pursuing another master’s degree in business administration at Iowa.
Speraw was born June 1, 1986 in Lakeland, Florida.