Staff

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Kevin Jackson
Coach

Kevin Jackson is considered a legendary coach from New York City with over 25 years of experience. He has coached such great players as  Kenny Anderson, Lamar Odom, Ron Artest known as “World Peace”, Rafer Alston, God ShammGod, Kimani Young and Taliek Brown, just to name a few.  

Each of these players went on to play in the NBA.  They began their career with Coach Jackson’s AAU Team “Aim-High”, which was sponsored by Kenny Smith (currently a sports analyst for TNT).

Coach Jackson assisted both Globe Institute of Technology and TCI College (New York) to get to the Junior College National Championship in Hutchinson, Kansas.  

Coach Jackson is in his fifth season with Believe Sports Academy and strives to help and support the youth to believe in themselves.

Jarrin Taul
Jarrin Taul
Assistant Coach

Jarrin Taul is in his first year with Believe Sports Academy. Taul is a native of Ripley, Ohio where he was a three-year Varsity player and was top 10 in the Cincinnati area in assist his senior year. He is a former four-year player at Wilmington College in Ohio which he attended from 2011-2015 and graduated with a Sports Management Degree and Coaching minor.

After graduating, Jarrin was a Graduate Manager for the Ohio University Men’s Basketball team and received his Masters in Coaching Education. Taul coaches AAU with The Ohio Elite Basketball Academy in the summer and has worked numerous camps across the Midwest.