VARSITY GIRLS' BASKETBALL
HEAD COACH HAROLD JACKSON III
The Kings Christian Academy Girls Basketball Mission Statement:
Our Mission is to create “Champions for Christ” and to play an essential role in teaching every student-athlete the fundamentals of basketball, improving individual and team skills along with a strong emphasis on core values such as teamwork, discipline, respect, and sportsmanship.
The Kings Christian Academy Girls Basketball Goal:
Our Goal is to achieve success at the highest level possible by providing the opportunity and encouragement for each student-athlete to reach their full athletic and academic potential.
The Kings Christian Academy Girls Basketball Vision Statement:
Our Vision is to develop an athletic program that is nationally recognized, get our student-athletes to the next level, and to lead every athlete and coach into a growing relationship with Christ.
Harold Jackson III
Coach Harold Jackson III has coached for over 18 years at all levels of competitive basketball and at each level, he has excelled; High School, College, Summer Leagues, Camps, and International. In 1999, Coach Jackson graduated from the University of the District of Columbia with a Bachelor's degree in Applied Computer Science. While attending the University of the District of Columbia, he starred on the Men’s Basketball team for legendary Coach Will Jones. Under Will Jones, Coach Jackson began his tutelage in understanding the nuances of the game of basketball. Immediately after graduating, Coach Jackson’s individual skills accompanied with his knowledge of fundamental basketball allowed him to fulfill his life-long dream of becoming a professional basketball player. Coach Jackson was able to have a long and successful career as a professional basketball
player, traveling to over 15 countries and every state in the United States. Upon retiring as a professional basketball player, Coach Jackson’s reputation in the basketball community opened up several opportunities to stay connected to the game he loves. Coach Jackson has trained or trained with over 80 NBA players, including Michael Jordan and Lebron James. Coach Jackson aims for successful results by challenging people to perform at the highest level of their abilities. He is a highly-persuasive communicator with a track record of fostering excellent relationships, reinforcing the importance of academic success, surpassing team and organizational goals, and nurturing lasting relationships. Throughout his sports career, Coach Jackson’s efforts have resulted in high levels of success in assisting athletes in reaching their maximum potential on and off the court.
1994 -1999 University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC
Bachelor's Degree in Applied Computer Science
1990 -1994 Bishop England Catholic High School, Charleston, SC
2003 - 2006 Washington Wizards, National Basketball Association Washington, DC Summer Workouts
2002 South Dakota Gold, IBA South Dakota averaging 8 points, 1 steal, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 14 minutes
2001 Washington Justice, National Rookie League Washington, DC averaging 18 points, 3 steals, 6
rebounds, 9 assists, 24 minutes
2001 Maryland Mustangs, United States Basketball League District Heights, MD averaging 6 points, 2 steals, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 11 minutes
2001 Harlem Globetrotters Tour in France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, and United States
2000 Washington Justice, National Rookie League (2000 Champions) Washington, DC
averaging 21 points, 2 steals, 4 rebounds, 6 assists, 32 minutes
2000 Atlantic City Seagulls, United States Basketball League Atlantic City, NJ
averaging 8 points, 3 steals, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 11 minutes
1999 - 2000 Harlem Globetrotters Tour in Greece and South America
1999 Atlantic City Seagulls, United States Basketball League (1999 Champions) Atlantic City, NJ
1999 Washington Congressionals, United States Basketball League Washington, DC Rookie Year