Meet our Director

Jason Hughes


Jason is the founder of Blue Heat Basketball and the Blue Heat Basketball Academy.  He currently serves as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Academy, as well as Head Coach of the 8th Grade Blue Heat.  Jason has been a coach of travel basketball teams for the last 8 years and has also worked with numerous players, from grade school to high school, on an individual basis.


Outside of The Blue Heat, Jason is currently the Head Coach of The Bolles Boys Varsity Basketball Team. As a player, Jason played competitive basketball for 20+ years. He is a local product of The Bolles School where he earned multiple All-City designations. Jason was also part of an AAU travel team, Jacksonville Eagles, that won multiple state titles as well as one National Title.  The Eagles were ranked in the top 20 in the nation from 1990-1993. Jason was rated by the Metro Index as one of the Top 30 players in the state of Florida for the class of 1994.  His playing career continued at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Camp Details


The Sports Edge Basketball Camp will be directed by Bolles Head Varsity Basketball Coach, Jason Hughes.  This camp will focus on the overall development of skills and fundamentals with station work, followed by individual and team contests throughout the week. 

We will have 1-on-1, 3-on-3, and 5-on-5 tournaments with championships culminating during the final day of camp.  Contests will include hotshot, FT, 3 pt, and many more.  Awards will be given on the final day at the awards ceremony. 

Camp Dates:

July 6th - 9th


Camp Hours:

Camps are 9 am – 2 pm.


Camp Cost: 




Rising 1st through Rising 7th Graders


What to Wear: 

Athletic shorts, a t-shirt, and athletic shoes 


Additional Info:

Campers will need to bring their own lunch or they can purchase lunch in advance at the front desk each morning during check in for $7 and Free Camp T-Shirt.


$7 each day- must be purchased at morning check-in:

Monday- Jimmy John’s (ham or turkey sandwich, chips & drink)
Tuesday- Center Court Cafe (nuggets, chips & drink)
Wednesday- Pizza (cheese or pepperoni pizza & drink)
Thursday- Center Court Cafe (corn dog, chips & drink)
Friday- Chic-fil-a (sandwich, chips, cookie & drink)