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Meet Our Trainer - Jim Yarbrough

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Career Highlights Include:

  • Part of 3 Final Fours with 2 State Titles at The Bolles School 

 

  • Helped start a new program at UWF

 

  • Associate Head Coach at College of Charleston. Part of 3 NCAA Tournaments, 2 NIT's, 153 wins in 6 seasons, and sent 1 player to the NBA

 

  • Turned Valdosta State into a Division II powerhouse. In 2002 and 2004 was South Region Coach of the Year and twice a finalist for national Coach of the Year.

  • Spent 9 years as a Division I Head Coach at SLU. The second-winningest coach in school history.

 

  • Central Florida 6A Coach of the Year in 2019

Coach Jim Yarbrough has been building his coaching career and teaching catalog for 35 years. Coach Yarbrough was a collegiate head coach with a 230-177 record over 14 seasons at Valdosta State University and Southeastern Louisiana University. In nine seasons at SLU, Coach Yarbrough was the second-winningest men's basketball coach in SLU history, with the second-highest winning percentage in school history. His tenure included wins over Mississippi State, Penn State, and Oregon State. At SLU, Yarbrough coached the Lions to five winning seasons and a school-record five winning campaigns in the Southland Conference, along with 11 players named to all-SLC teams.

Prior to his SLU career, Yarbrough led Valdosta State to multiple seasons in the NCAA Division II postseason tournament, including two seasons in which he was named both NCAA Division II South Region Coach of the Year and Gulf South Conference Coach of the Year. His 2003-04 Valdosta State team finished 25-4 and ranked No. 3 in the nation at the close of the season. Before beginning his college head coaching career at Valdosta State, he served six years as an assistant coach and associate head coach under John Kresse in the storied College of Charleston basketball program that compiled a 153-28 record and six conference championships during Yarbrough's years as a top assistant. He also coached at West Florida, The Bolles School, and Bishop Moore Catholic High School.

Coach Yarbrough has become a mentor, a developer of people, and helps young athletes progress their basketball skills. "Coach Y" has a reputation as a Master Teacher of the game to all levels of basketball athletes.

He has a Bachelor's Degree from FSU and a Graduate Degree from The Citadel.

Program Questions Contact:

Emilee Hughes

Basketball Club Administrator

EmileeH@TheSportsEdge.com

Select Training - Boys & Girls

Grades 3rd - 5th - Max 12 Players

 

​The program is designed for athletes who have experience in basketball at an early age. This program is developed for players who have had multiple years of experience playing basketball in an organized team setting.

 

The program will be one 75 min session a week and will focus on core fundamental mechanics that will set your player up for growth and success at the Middle School Level.

Participants will improve their footwork, balance, shooting form, and ball control.

 LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE FOR SELECT TRAINING - REGISTER NOW 

Boys MOnthly Select Training 

Cost: $120

Times: 4:00pm - 5:15pm 

Day: Wednesdays

Session 1 :  1/5 - 1/26 

Session 2:   2/2 -2/23

Session 3:   3/2 - 3/30

Location: 8457 Western Way, Jax, FL 32256 (Sports Edge/JJVA)

Girls MOnthly Select Training (FEBRUARY) 

Cost: $120

Times: 4:00pm - 5:15pm 

Day: Thursdays

Session 2:   2/3 - 2/24

Session 3:   3/3 - 3/31

Location: 8457 Western Way, Jax, FL 32256 (Sports Edge/JJVA)

Middle School Select Training 

Boys and Girls- Max 8 Players

 

The program is designed for the middle school athlete who wants to be serious in the sport of basketball.  This program will help develop the player to become ready for high school basketball.  A competitive, but balanced environment, introduces more detail and a greater pace to the game. Each workout will emphasize ball control, hand and foot development, and the essentials of shooting and scoring.

 

The program will be one 75 min sessions a week.

Boys: 

Cost: $125

Times: 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: 8457 Western Way, Jax, FL 32256*

Session 1:  Jan. 9th - Jan. 30th ( *Jan. 16th and 23rd will be held at The Bolles School) 

Session 2: Feb. 6th - Feb. 27th

Session 3: March 6th - March 27th

Session Day: Sundays 

 

Girls: 

Cost: $140

Times: 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Session Day: Thursdays 

Location: 8457 Western Way, Jax, FL 32256 

Session 3: March 3rd - March 31st

High School Select Training 

Boys and Girls - 9th-12th grade - Max 6 Players

 

The program is designed for high school athletes serious about their roles on their teams and wants a program that will help them accomplish their goals related to high school and beyond.

These sessions are designed for those high school-aged performers that seek to get the absolute most from their game. Athletes will improve by utilizing detailed evaluation, pace, and consistency throughout each workout. Emphasis will be placed on ball control, footwork, game concepts, and shooting

 

The program will be one 75 min session a week.

Boys: 

Cost: $135

Times: 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Day: Sundays

Location: 8457 Western Way, Jax, FL 32256*

Session 1:  Jan. 9th - Jan. 30th ( *Jan. 16th and 23rd will be held at The Bolles School) 

Session 2: Feb. 6th - Feb. 27th

Next Sessions will begin again after Travel season in August

Session Day: Sundays 

 LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE FOR SELECT TRAINING - REGISTER NOW

Girls: 

Cost: $140

Times: 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Session Day: Thursdays 

Location: 8457 Western Way, Jax, FL 32256 

Session 3: March 3rd - March 31st