Meet Coach Sconiers
Starting at the young age of 4, Coach Sconiers dreamed of being like his childhood idol “Magic Johnson” and basketball became a resource for reaching his goals. After extensive experience playing and coaching basketball at the Division II level, he recognized that those resources and skills also made great students and citizens, hence TruGame was born.
Coach Jocquis Sconiers has extensive experience playing Division II basketball at the collegiate level, assistant coaching at the Division II level and the Tanzania Africa Olympic Team Associate Head Coach, currently Head Coach of Chugiak High Basketball. In addition to his impressive resume on the court, he also holds a BA in sociology from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and a Masters in Education.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, just across the street from where the “Showtime” Los Angeles Lakers played NBA games, Coach Sconiers knew that basketball was for him. While attending Rialto High in California, he led his team to its first CIF playoff appearance. Rialto High then played in the Semifinal game for the first time in school history. During this time, Coach Sconiers was named to the Los Angeles All-County team which is the largest county in the world with over X players.
Despite having Division I and Division 2 scholarship offers, Coach Sconiers did not meet the NCAA requirements academically and was forced into a different path. After high school, he played Junior College Basketball at Mt. San Jacinto Community College in Hemet, CA. where he was coached by John Chambers, California Community College’s most noted coach. Coach Sconiers spent 2 seasons at Mt. San Jacinto receiving All-Conference honors and Defensive Player of the Year. Also during this time, Mt. San Jacinto won back to back conference titles.
His experience at junior college level basketball helped him to earn a scholarship to the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Where he was apart of UAF’s historic, First Division 2 basketball team to win a Division 1 tournament “Top of The World Classic,” Conference Champs, Division 2 Sweet Sixteen appearances.
Coach Sconiers has a wealth of knowledge and experience
as a player and Coach to help lead your student-athlete to success!