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Coach Loren Jackson


  • Capella University-Doctoral Program (2011), Education

  • American Intercontinental University (2007), Masters Degree- Instructional Design

  • Chicago State University (2005), Certificate in Special Education

  • Saint Xavier University (1990), Bachelors Degree-Business concentration in Marketing



  • CEO Victory Rock Prep (April 2013- Present)

  • IMG Assistant Director of Basketball (March 2013- August 2012)

  • IMG Interim Director (March 2012-August 2012)

  • IMG Academies (2010-2013), Head Coach Post-Graduate Basketball Program

  • Chicago Public Schools (2007-2010)

  • Boys to Men Math and English Academy (2005-2007), Founder and CEO

  • Chicago Public Schools (Julian High School) (1993-2005), Special Education Teacher/Assistant Basketball Coach(1993), Head Basketball Coach(1994-2005)

  • Chicago Public Schools (Randolph Elementary) (1992-1994), Special Education Teacher/Head Basketball Coach

  • Five-Star Basketball Director



  • Had three Round Ball All American Participants

  • One McDonald’s All American Participant, and many All State and All Area Players

  • As a prep school coach at Boys to Men, Jackson’s team won the National Christian Invitational Championship (2005)

  • His teams also participated in four Chicago Public School Final Fours

  • Founder and CEO of Boys to Men Math and English Academy (2005/2007)

  • Coach of the Year (2002/2003)

  • Chicago Public League Coach of the Year

  • Chicago Public Schools Final Four (1997/1999/2000/2003)

  • Regional Championship (2003/2004)

  • Illinois State Board Public School Representative

  • Head Coach of Meanstreets, a Nike Elite Basketball Youth League (2009/2010) 

  • Head Coach of Mac Irvin Fire (1993-1997)

  • One of the head coaches in the last Sonny Vaccaro Round Ball Classic

  • Coached grade school, high school, and prep school basketball for over twenty years.

  •  Produced over one hundred Division I basketball players who have become successful individuals within their communities

  • Won over three hundred fifty games and has a winning percentage of seventy- five percent over his coaching career


Players Produced:

  • Sean Dockery (Duke), Lance Williams, Mac Koshwal, Jeremiah Kelly, Thinjin Moses (DePaul), Waiteri Marsh (Tulane University), Ousmane Barro (Marquette), DeMario Eddins (UAB), James Peters (UNLV), Brandon Ewing (Wyoming), DeShaun Williams (University of Houston), Alvin Abreu (New Hampshire), and Djibril Coulibaly (Manhattan College) Deandre Daniels (UCONN), Jamari Traylor (Kansas), Walter Lemon Jr. and Shayok Shayok (Bradley), Phillip Greene Jr. and Christian Jones (St. Johns University), Chris Fowler (Central Michigan), Brian Greene and Nick Pellar (Auburn), Kamari Murphy and Ford Steun (Oklahoma State), Aubrey Williams Jr. (Toledo), Mangok Mathiang, Deng Adel (Louisville), Jordan Dickerson (SMU), Ran Tut(), Loren Cristian Jackson, Deng Riak, Khadim Gueye, and Jeremy Roscoe(Akron), Safir Daow(NIU), Mayan Kiir, Madut Akec, and Michael Durr(USF)


Trained Professional Players:

  • Glen “Big Baby” Davis in the last two years.

  • Coached two first round number one NBA Draft picks, Derrick Rose and Anthony Davis.

  • Started Derrick Rose playing as a youngster recognizing his talent as a second grader at Asa Phillip Randolph Elementary School

  • Worked with point guards such as Kendall Marshall, Brad Wanamaker, and Darius Johnson-Odom, Jimmy Butler, Moe Harkless, Earl Clark Kenny Kadji, Derrick Character, Tyrus Thomas, and many more.

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