Meet the Coach

Jimmy Booth – Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Jimmy Booth – Head Men’s Basketball Coach

My Background

  • Hometown: Cedar Springs, MI
  • High School: Cedar Springs High School
  • Academic Background: Bachelor's in Religious Education (2009) Grace Bible College and 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:

    Coach Booth is entering his first year as the head men's basketball coach. He had been an assistant coach under former Coach Schlump 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:
  • Assistant Athletic Director at Muskegon Community College
  • Adjunct instructor in the MCC HPER Department
  • Three-year high school varsity player under former MCC Head Coach Dave Schlump
  • First team All-Conference and All-Area honors during his junior and senior years
  • Key contributor in helping team finish a perfect 20-0 in the regular season and win its first conference championship in over 25 years his senior year
  • 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 NCAA National Championship while also earning several individual honors
  • 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 nine years and live in Sparta, MI
  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sports Administration from Wayne State University