Jim McDermott

Coach Profile

Years with Cobb Atlanta: 
7 years
IMPACT Certified, SafeSport Certified, Art of Coaching Head Coach Certificate, PCA (Positive Coaching Alliance)member; and a Certified Georgia High School Association Community Coach.

Coach Jim played for a men's traveling Club Team in West Virginia for 7 years. He started his volleyball coaching career as an assistant coach for St. Mary's High School in Parkersburg West Virginia. For 5 years he was head coach for a 7th/8th Grade team at St. Catherine's of Siena and led his team to league regular season champions in 2012 and 2015; end of season Tournament semi-finalists in 2013 & 2014, and Tournament Champions in 2011, 2012, and 2015. He has been coaching Club Ball since the 2011-12 season; and has been a staff coach at several volleyball camps in the Atlanta area. He has coached Cobb Atlanta's 14ATL1 teams in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016; and his 2013 team won two tournament championships, and finished 13th in the SRVA Regional Tournament. The 2015/16 Team finished with a 44-22 record in Region, including Tournament Champions at Tsunami.

In June 2013, Coach Jim was Head Coach of a 14's team that was the first Cobb Atlanta team to go to the AAU Nationals in Orlando. The team finished with a record of 10 wins & 10 losses while playing teams from FL, LA, AL, IN, IL, WI, & PR. He again went to AAU's in 2014 coaching a 15's team; and in 2016 and 2019 with a 14's team.

His high school coaching experience includes St. Mary's in West Virginia; Holy Spirit Prep, Cartersville, and currently North Paulding here in the Atlanta area.


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Member for
6 years 11 months