Dear Parents, Coaches and Players,
We are happy to announce the hiring of Jake Ellis as the Director of Basketball Operations. Jake’s top goal will be to develop a new and exciting basketball culture at NorthSport and the surrounding communities. He will officially begin October 9th.
Jake brings a strong resume of coaching, training and administrative experience with him. He’ll focus on an atmosphere that every relationship will receive the personal attention it deserves. Parents, coaches and players may stop in or contact Jake anytime with questions, concerns, ideas, input or just want to talk sports. Adding Jake to the group of current coaches, trainers and friends we already have good working relationships with will help create something special at our facility. We believe he will be the catalyst that keeps the sports community at NorthSport together. Under Jake's direction we look forward to growing our culture and brand so our customers are proud to represent us and call our facility home.
Thank you to all the Coaches, Parents, Players, Trainers, Officials and Program Directors who've stuck with us over the past few years. We greatly appreciate your support and love and hope the best is yet to come! A special thank you to Jim Fox and the Island Garden for their support, guidance and recommendation of Jake.
- NorthSport Management
Jake Ellis Bio:
Jake is currently the Head Varsity Coach at St. John the Baptist in West Islip.
2016-17 -He was an assistant coach on the Queens College men’s basketball coaching staff.
2015-2018 -He was a physical education teacher at the Silverstein Hebrew Academy and the Youth Athletic Program Director at Chabad of Great Neck.
2015-16 -He worked on the NYIT men’s basketball coaching staff with the responsibilities that included recruiting in relations to scouting, research and recruitment of high academic student athletes nationwide on the high school, college and international level. He assisted in research and scouting of opposing teams, game plans, and offensive/defensive tendencies.
2011-2013 - He was the sales director and head administrator of Five Star Basketball Camp’s Midwest and Western locations. He assisted in planning and executing company sales strategies, email marketing, customer service, travel staffing, scheduling, shipping, recruiting and finances of various Five Star Basketball Camp’s around the United States.
Jake has remained active since 2007 as a volunteer basketball coach, coaching age groups ranging from second to eighth grade.
Jake graduated from St. John’s University in 2011 with a degree in sports management.
Contact Jake @
Cell:516-382-8754 Office:631-757-2255 Ext. 303