Jackson Hole Youth Basketball names executive director

JACKSON HOLE, WYO — Jackson Hole Youth Basketball today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Sean Shockley as executive director effective immediately. Shockley was previously Jackson Hole High School Girls Varsity Head Coach and Director of the Girls Travel Program for JHYB.

“With the expansion of our programs to include boys and girls 1st through 12th grade and the significant increase in participation we’ve seen, there is no better person to lead JHYB than Sean Shockley,” Revill said. “The board was extremely pleased with the number of high-quality applicants for the Executive Director position but Coach Shockley’s experience and lifelong commitment to youth basketball in our community was unmatched.”

Reporting to the board, Shockley will oversee all strategic and operational responsibilities, including the design and administration of JHYB’s programs as well as leadership of staff, coaches and volunteers. Joel Revill will remain as Chairman of the Board.

Shockley said, “I have tremendous passion for the game and love teaching the game to players of all ages. As executive director of JHYB, I get to give back to a community that has been so giving and supportive of me over my career. I have the opportunity to continue to build a program and community while establishing relationships that excite players, coaches, and families through the game of basketball.”

About Sean Shockley

After graduating from the University of Wyoming in 1992, ?Shockley returned home to Jackson to accept the Program Director position for Teton County Parks and Recreation. He ran the Junior Basketball programs for children grades K-6 from 1992-1997. In 1997, Shockley accepted a teaching position with Teton County School District where he continues today. He has coached boys and girls basketball for the past 26 years at the high school and middle school levels and from 2005-2012 served as the TCSD Activities Director.

About Jackson Hole Youth Basketball

JHYB’s mission is to help boys and girls be as successful as they can by teaching the fundamentals of basketball, respect for the game and life lessons such as hard work, fair play, teamwork, resilience, and sportsmanship. JHYB offers recreational leagues, travel leagues, camps and clinics throughout the year to boys and girls grades 1-12.

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