Jake Brooks
Piedmont College
Jake Brooks
Assistant Coach
jakebrooks@piedmont.edu
Piedmont
Division 3

Jake Brooks joined the Piedmont College men's basketball program as an Assistant Coach in the fall of 2017 working under Head Coach Greg Neeley. Brooks' appointment to assistant coach comes after serving as a volunteer assistant with the Lions for two seasons.  During his time with the Lions, Brooks helped guide the Piedmont program to two of the highest win totals since the 2009-2010 season including going 15-11 in 2015-16. Brooks' primary responsibilities included assisting in managing practices, running drills and individual skill teaching while also preparing scouting reports for upcoming opponents and assisting in all areas of recruiting.  Brooks served as the social media manager for the Lions helping build the online presence of Lions Basketball while also monitoring the success of student-athletes both in the classroom and on the court.  Prior to his time with Piedmont, Brooks worked as a student assistant while in college at Truett McConnell University for the 2014-15 season. While with the Bears, the program had one of its biggest turnarounds going from 4-25 to 17-12 and finishing tied for second in their conference during the regular season.  Brooks also has experience coaching an AAU 10th grade boys team serving as the Head Coach in 2016. He was responsible for offensive and defensive strategies as well as in game adjustments for tournament games.  As a Habersham county local, Brooks has also continued to work within the community with Anderson & Brooks Basketball Academy. Since 2013, Brooks has led individual skill workouts with students in Habersham twice a week and evaluated players to create individualized plans to help them achieve their goals.  Brooks also has camp coaching experience ranging from the Piedmont College Prep Basketball Camp to the Nike Elite Skills Camp and camps at both Emory University and Vanderbilt University.  Brooks is a 2015 graduate of Truett McConnell University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a 2017 graduate of Piedmont College with a master's in Business Administration. Brooks also served as a graduate assistant in the information technology department at Piedmont.