JCHS Girls Basketball Gets New Head Coach, Jeremy Byrd

Jefferson County High School Athletic Department announced Jeremy Byrd as the Head Girls Basketball Coach on Friday, May 22, 2020. Coach Byrd is an East Tennessee native and veteran head coach. Byrd is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and has earned his Masters and Educational Specialist degrees from Lincoln Memorial University. Most recently he served as Head Varsity Girls Coach for basketball and volleyball at Cocke County High School where his players have earned many accolades including IMAC players of the year and All State Honors. Coach Byrd was named IMAC Coach of the Year in basketball and Volleyball.

Coach Byrd said “I am very excited and thankful for the opportunity to coach girls basketball at jefferson County High School. I am anxious to get to know my players, and to begin the process of continuing the winning tradtion on and off the court.”

Athletic Director Randy Rogers stated, “Coach Byrd has a passion to teach and to coach basketball, you can see his desire to succeed on how he coaches and prepares, we are excited to have Jeremy Byrd as the next Head Coach of the Lady Patriots at Jefferson County.”