Coach Mike Jarvis2018-06-13T11:31:24+00:00

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Adjunct Instructor, 2018
Division of Christian Education
B.S. in Physical Education, Northeastern University
M.A. in Education, Boston University
Expertise: Education

Mike Jarvis and his wife Connie have two children, Mike Jr., and Dana along with five grandchildren.

Coach Jarvis, as he is known by, is a former head basketball coach with 45 years of experience that includes stops at Boston University, George Washington, St. John’s University and Florida Atlantic University. At the high school and collegiate level, he has led his teams to a combined 586 wins, nine NCAA Tournament appearances and six NIT bids which includes the championship in 2003. Early in his career. Coach Jarvis won three Massachusetts State Championships at Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School.

Coach Jarvis holds a B.S. in Physical Education from Northeastern University, and a Master of Arts in Education from Boston University. He is a College Basketball Analyst at FOX Sports and a Motivational Speaker. He has authored the book Everybody Needs a Head Coach, in which he shares stories from his incredible run as a championship high school coach and his successful years as the leader of four NCAA Division I programs that have included interactions with high profile figures such as Red Auerback, Patrick Ewing, Michael Jordan, and numerous others. More importantly, Coach Jarvis turns those experiences into 23 life-affirming lessons that reflect relevant biblical principles such as determination, forgiveness, leadership, community, respect, commitment, justice, encouragement, humility, grace, legacy and purpose – that provide ample opportunities for both individual devotionals and group Bible Studies.

Coach Jarvis has influenced and mentored young people by the hundreds and has helped them to unleash their full potential while ushering them toward adulthood.


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