girls basketball COACHING STAFF
Coach Candace Foster, a Jackson native, was a member of the Murrah High girls program that won 3 consecutive state championships. She continued her playing career at Mississippi State University earning 3 All SEC Academic Team selections and becoming a 2 time recipient of the SEC Community Service Team Award. Upon conclusion of her playing career, she served as a graduate assistant to Vic Schaefer’s staff. Candace currently holds both a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in Secondary Education from MSU. She becomes the head coach of the Lady Bulldogs after spending one season as an assistant under Stephanie Murphy.
Coach Jazzmine Church is entering her 4th year coaching and her third at Brandon High School. Coach Church has earned a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics at Dillard University and a Masters of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Jackson State University. She was a four year starter at Dillard University where she received many athletic and academic awards including: NAIA All-American, 3 Time All-Conference, 3 Time Team MVP, NAIA Academic Scholar Award, All LSWA Female Collegiate Athlete and Female Athlete of the Year. She also tallied more than 1500 points and 700 rebounds during her time at Dillard. Coach Church loves teaching life lessons through basketball and pushing players to their maximum potential on and off the court. She abides and teaches by the scripture Luke 12:48 “To whom much is given, much is required.”