Meet the Coach

Jimmy Booth – Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Jimmy Booth – Head Men’s Basketball Coach

My Background

  • Hometown: Cedar Springs, Michigan
  • High School: Cedar Springs
  • Academic Background: Bachelor's in Religious Education (2009) Grace Bible College; Bachelor’s in Business Management (2009) Davenport University

More About Me

  • Coaching Experience:

    Assistant coach for the boys’ varsity basketball team at Cedar Springs High School for three years.
    Also assisted in running the Youth Rocket program, coaching kids in third grade through fifth grades.

  • Coaching at MCC:

    Enter his first year as the head coach. Jimmy has been an assistant coach for the MCC men's basketball program for six years, including the 2015-16 season when the team went 24-7 season and finished ranked eighth in the nation, and the 2016-17 season when the team finished 22-7 and won the Western Conference title.

More Information:
  • An assistant athletic director at Muskegon Community College
  • Adjunct instructor in the MCC Health and Physical Education Department
  • A 2004 graduate and a three-year varsity player under current MCC Head Coach Head Coach Dave Schlump
  • Won first team all-conference and all-area honors during his junior and senior years
  • As a senior, was a key contributor in helping team finish a perfect 20-0 in the regular season and win its first conference championship in over 25 years
  • After high school, Booth played at MCC for one year under Coach Gene Gifford before transferring to Grace Bible College, where he played his final three years
  • Helped lead Grace Bible College to its first National Championship in the NCCAA,while also earning several all-tournament team honors and team MVP.
  • Graduated from Grace Bible College as the leading all-time rebounder and sixth all-time in scoring
  • He and his wife, Jennifer, have been married eight years and live in Sparta, Michigan
  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in education at Davenport University’s College of Urban Education