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Coach J Waldon
Coach J. Waldon


Head Coach: Men’s and Women’s Basketball – Southern Crescent Technical College

Started his coaching career as an assistant coach at Lake City Community College (Lake City Florida) in 1982 where he motivated, recruited and encouraged student athletes to pursue their goals. Those same skill sets were displayed at Edward Waters College, Southern Polytechnic College, Earl Paulk Institute, and the Atlanta Trojans of the United States Basketball League (USBL). Waldon had an amazing 17 year career building an elite program as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at

Georgia Perimeter College in Decatur, Ga. While at GPC he recruited high level student-athletes that participated in the NJCAA tournament and established the institution as a powerhouse of the GCAA Region 17. Over 50 of these student athletes (5 NJCAA All Americans) went on to 4 year colleges and universities to complete their careers and studies.

During his tenure at Georgia Perimeter he led them to seven GCAA/NJCAA Region XVII Championships from 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, six NJCAA National Championship Appearances 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 5 time GCAA Region XVII NJCAA Coach of the Year. It was during this stretch he compiled eight 20 win seasons from 1998-2015, selected as a Trials Court Coach for USA Basketball 2006, coached eleven players to the NBA from the Atlanta Trojans of the United States Basketball League (USBL)

James and Karen Waldon have been blessed in marriage for 35 years and counting with two children James (34), Rachel (30) a lovely granddaughter Jade (16). Coach Waldon graduated from Edward Waters College in 1981