Eddie Jackson
Eddie Jackson
Previous College: The Ohio State University '00
Position: Assistant Coach

         

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Eddie Jackson begins his seventh season as a member of Coach Jones’s staff and his fourth as an assistant coach. Jackson is primarily responsible for recruiting.

Previously, Jackson served as American’s director of basketball operations for three seasons. As director of operations, Jackson was responsible for team travel, film exchange, film breakdown and team camp.

Jackson came to American after spending time coaching at both the high school and AAU level. He served as an assistant varsity coach at South Lakes High School in Reston, Va., under the leadership of head coach Wendell Byrd. While with the Seahawks, he was in charge of scouting, preparing scouting reports, and on court demonstration. In three seasons he helped the Seahawks to a 58-24 overall record and a spot in the Virginia High School League State Quarterfinals.

Jackson also served as a head coach with Nova UNITED AAU Basketball Club in the D.C., Metropolitan area. In his last three years with the program, he has assisted with the development and recruitment of over 30 scholarship players, including 24 Division I players.

In addition to his coaching experience, he created and served as a co-director of the East Coast Basketball Coaching Clinic. He also has spent several summers working as a camp counselor at Eastern Invitational Basketball Camp and Top-100 Clinics throughout the East Coast. Jackson received dual bachelor degrees in economics and criminology from The Ohio State University in 2000. Jackson resides in Maryland with his wife, Ewunike.