James Clemens principal Dr. Brian Clayton announced at tonight’s Madison City Schools board of education meeting that Frankie Sullivan will be the next head boy’s basketball coach for the Jets. Sullivan has been serving in the interim head coach role since the end of the Jets season in February. He takes over for the retiring Danny Petty, who coached the Jets for the last five seasons.
Sullivan played four years for Auburn University, leaving his mark in the Tiger’s record books for his career in scoring (eighth), games played (first), three-point attempts (first), steals (fourth), three-pointers made (fourth), free throw made (fifth), free throws attempted (seventh) and field goals attempted (ninth). Sullivan then played for two years professionally in Europe. Upon his return to the states, Sullivan served as a graduate assistant and video coordinator for Auburn under Bruce Pearl.
This past season Sullivan served as the Jets head varsity assistant, helping to lead the Jets to a 19-13 record and a berth in the Northwest Regional tournament in Hanceville. Sullivan teaches physical education for James Clemens and holds a Masters in Education from Auburn University.
Congratulations, Coach Sullivan and Go Jets!