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Boys Basketball Overview

  • Head Coach- Jeff Long 

    Coach Jeff Long is currently entering his third year of coaching, and first season at Southside.  As a coach, Long's teams have won a Wilson County 6th grade champioinship, and appeared in a TMSAA final four, James C. Haile final four. 

    As a player, Coach Long was a 4 year varsity starter at Hendersonville High School from 2009-2012.  Long scored over 1,000 career points, while earning two time All-District 9-AAA honors, two time Region 5-AAA honors, and the 2012 Sumner County Co-Player of the Year.  Long continued his basketball career at Bryan College (NAIA) in Dayton, Tennessee.  During his time at Bryan, Long and the Lions appeared in one AAC conference championship game, and earned a top 3 regular season finish.  Long was an NAIA Academic All-American, and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise and Health Science, and a Master's in Education of Teaching and Learning.  Long will serve as a Physical Education teacher, and Athletic Director at Southside this year.  Long is happily married to his wife, Kaci Britt, who currently teaches Algebra at Wilson Central High School.  

    Head 6th Grade Coach, Assistant Varsity- Stephen Cook

    Coach Cook is currently entering his second year of coaching and first at Southside. As a coach, Cook’s teams have won a Best at the West tournament championship and appeared in a James C Haile State Tournament Elite 8.

    As a player, Coach Cook played basketball at Southside under coaches Mike Presley and Jason Wright. Cook is one of the schools all time leading scorers. Cook was named to the Best at the West All-Tournament team and the James C Haile All-State Tournament Team. Cook was awarded the prestigious Big Red Award after the 2002-03 season. Cook also played at Wilson Central under coach Troy Bond. Cook will also be head coach of the boys soccer team in the spring.

    Cook is happily married to his wife Julie Cook who is currently the cafeteria manager at Springdale Elementary.

Basketball Summer Team Camp 2019

  • Summer Practice Schedule

    Varsity and JV

    May 16th: Tryouts 2:30-4:30

    May 17th: 2:30-4:30

    May 20th: 2:30-4:00 (half court)

    May 21st: 2:30-4:00 (half court)

    May 22nd: 2:30-4:30

    May 23rd: 2:30-4:30

    May 24th: 9-11am

    May 27th-May 29th: 9-11am

    May 30th: Scrimmage @ Ellis 11am

    May 31st: 9-11 am

    June 3rd and 4th: Siegel Camp

    June 5th: 9-11 am

    June 6th: Lipscomb Camp

     

    5th and 6th

    May 16th: Tryouts 2:30-4:30

    May 17th: 2:30-4:30

    May 20th: 2:30-4:00 (half court)

    May 21st: 2:30-4:00 (half court)

    May 22nd: 2:30-4:30

    May 23rd: 2:30-4:30

    May 24th: 11-12:30

    May 27th: 11-12:30

    May 28th-29th 2:30-4

    May 30th: Scrimmage at Ellis 11am *Select 5th and 6th graders

    May 31st: 11-12:30

    June 3rd and 4th Siegel Camp *Select 5th and 6th graders

    June 5th: 2:30-4

    June 6th: Lipscomb Camp *Select 5th and 6th graders

    June 10th: Dekalb County High School Camp *ALL 5th and 6th graders