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George Sisson Jr. of Jamestown has been appointed head men’s basketball coach at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus.
“JCC athletics staff and administration are excited to have attracted a head men’s basketball coach of Sisson’s background and reputation,” said JCC athletic director Keith Martin. “He brings more than 25 years of coaching experience to the Jayhawk program as well as the passion and drive that will attract top student-athletes.
“I am confident Sisson will lead the Jayhawk men’s basketball program to the top of regional and national play and will build community excitement for the program,” Martin added. “We are thrilled to have him on board.”
Martin also noted that he is accepting letters of interest for the JCC women’s basketball coaching position, which Sisson held from 2012 until his new appointment.
Sisson’s prior experience includes coaching responsibilities at Eastern Nazarene College and Roberts Wesleyan College. He was also assistant coach of the JCC men’s basketball team from 2004 to 2009 and coach of the men’s soccer team in 2007.
Sisson served as assistant general manager of the Jamestown Jammers baseball program from 2002 to 2008, and became director of stadium operations for a baseball stadium in Springdale, Ark. in 2009.’Sisson, a graduate of the State University of New York at Brockport, has led teams to national tournaments in Division 2 of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and Division 1 of the National Junior College Athletic Association.