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Lutheran North Names New Boys Basketball Coach

Lutheran High School North welcomes Gerald Jones as its Head Varsity Boys
Basketball Coach.

Jones most recently coached at Northwest Academy of Law High School, where he
won the Class 3 Boys State Championship Title in 2017 and took fourth in the state
championship last year.

He encourages success in his players by constantly challenging them athletically and
academically. He instills discipline in his players and prides himself in providing
direction for his student-athletes during and after high school.

Jones has a Bachelor’s in Mass Communication from Eastern Illinois University,
where he played basketball and graduated as the team’s 7 th all-time leading scorer.
Prior to coaching at Northwest, Jones served as the Boys Head Coach at McCluer
South Berkeley High School. 

He won three state titles in the 1980’s as player at Vashon High School. He is the
only athlete to win a Missouri State Championship as both a player and a coach in
the St. Louis Public High School League (PHL). He was the PHL Coach of the Year in
2015, 2017 and 2018.