COACHES

Our staff consists of some of the top trainers and coaches in the area. We all share the same core belief that basketball is a sport that can be played at any age and any skill level. It can be played for fun as well as competitive. Our goal is to teach the fundamentals that will give players the ability to succeed on the court.

Charles Tracey

Director of Basketball Operations

Charles has been involved in structured teaching, playing and coaching of basketball for over 35 years. He has coached recreation, traveling All-Stars, and AAU teams in the community. Charles lives in Covington with his wife and three children. His family is very active in our community and the local basketball scene. Charles was the Head Girls Basketball Coast at Lakeshore High School and  Hannan High School Head Basketball Coach. Charles grew up in Kenner and played in Biddy programs from 9-12 yrs. old. He participated in four National Biddy Tournaments, winning a National championship in Puerto Rico in 1976. He played High School Basketball at De La Salle High School in New Orleans through his Senior Year. He was coached by some of the best Biddy coaches in the area as well by Jim Tillette his Senior year. In fact, Jim won the Louisiana State Championship in 1986 before moving on to become the head coach at Samford in Birmingham, AL.

Zay Jackson

Director of Training/Hammond

  Started basketball career playing for St. Thomas Aquinas where he was a 4 year all state player, 2A state Champion and Gatorade player of the year in Louisiana. After finishing his high school career he attended Murray State University where he received the new comer of the year award in the OVC(Ohio Valley Conference). From there he went on to play 1 more season at Murray State before transferring to Southeastern Louisiana University. While playing at SLU he was named All-conference both years and lead the team in scoring, assists and steals. After finishing up at SLU he then played professionally over seas and in Canada for several years.

Jesse Carlin

Director of Training/Slidell

Jesse who is from Slidell, La and the Founder of Carlin Roundball Academy has 13 plus years of experience at the professional, collegiate and youth levels as a Coach, Scout, and Professional trainer. In 2014, Jesse led his collegiate team where he coached at (Jones County Junior College) to the NJCAA D1 National Championship title and a Region 19 Championship title. Jesse has trained NBA players like (Chris Duhon, Jameer Nelson, Chandler Parson) along with High level Pro players in Europe (Hans Vanwijn, TJ Price) and numerous collegiate players. Jesse has a B.A. in general science from Southeastern Louisiana University.

       Jesse played collegiate ball at Faulkner State Community College and Louisiana College, where he started, as a point guard throughout his college career
       Jesse also played high school basketball for his father at Salmen High School, where he was a four year varsity player and earned all District honors his Junior Year and during his senior season he was All District-MVP and All-Parish MVP.

      Jesse is a family oriented Christian, who values his family and god more then anything. Jesse has a 4 year old daughter (Kinley). Parents (Jay and Ramona Carlin). Older sister and younger brother (Jennifer and Joshua Carlin)

 

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Jason White

Titans Business Manager

Jason is a local entrepreneur who also happens to have a passion for helping youth grow in life through athletics. He played basketball and football both throughout high school. He then chose to take a Division I scholarship to play quarterback at Kent State University in Ohio. However, basketball was always his first love.  He is currently the head basketball coach at Lake Castle/Madisonville. He oversees the 4th through 8th grade teams. He has also been coaching AAU basketball and recreational basketball for years in the local area.

Questions‭? ‬Feel free to reach out to Titans Manager Jason White.‬

Tel: 504-247-2038     Email: jasonw@titansbasketball.org

 
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