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Coach Mike Jarvis  

Legendary Basketball Coach, Author & Inspirational Storyteller

Mike Jarvis is a legendary basketball coach, author,and inspirational speaker.. In his first head coaching job he led his Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School teams to three consecutive state championships with an almost perfect record of 77-1, while coaching and mentoring future Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing.

In 25 years as a Division 1 men’s basketball coach Mike guided Boston University, George Washington, St. John’s, and Florida Atlantic to 14 post season tournaments and trips to the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight during March Madness.

In 1997 Coach Jarvis was elected President of the National Association of Basketball Coaches and a year later he was named ‘National Coach of the Year’ by the Black Coaches Association and ‘Father of the Year’ by Ebony Magazine.

Coach Jarvis ended his high school and collegiate coaching career with an overall head coaching record of 684–351. Coach Jarvis has written three books,Skills for Life, Everybody Needs a Head Coach, and The Seven C’s of Leadership and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the South Florida Bible College and where he teaches Leadership Skills.

He and his wife Connie have a son Michael II, a daughter Dana, five grandchildren, and reside in Boynton Beach, Florida.


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Seven C’s Of Leadership

Confidence- Confidence-Character-Commitment -Communication -Community - Coach (Mentor/Mentee)

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