Club Chairman / Canterbury Academy Coach
Jesse is the founder of Crusaders basketball and a club Director. He has coached Crusaders for 20 years having formerly coached at Carleton University in Canada. He has coached all age groups of Crusaders and regional and national teams.
Jesse is the founder of Crusaders basketball. He arrived from Canada in 2000 where he was an assistant coach at Canada’s leading basketball school, Carleton University. Upon moving to England, he formed Crusaders linking up local junior programmes and establishing the club’s men’s team.He was the head coach of the England Under 15 Boys Development Programme for 5 years, having been heavily involved in national and regional teams throughout his time in England.Jesse is the head coach at the Crusaders original academy at The Canterbury High School and actively works with all the club’s coaches.He brings a wealth of experience and is widely recognised as a leading coach nationally for player development.