Scecina gains new school counselor and varsity boys basketball coach

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Scecina Memorial High School is pleased to announce Jim Stanbrough as a new school counselor and head boys varsity basketball coach.

Jim graduated from Indiana University and holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in counseling education. In addition, he brings seven years of experience as a high school counselor and business teacher, 30 years of basketball coaching experience, and 17 years of professional experience as a sales manager.

“Jim demonstrates a passion for helping students realize their dreams and creating pathways for them to make their dreams become a reality. In addition, he has a proven counselor track record and a wealth of knowledge working in the professional world. This combined experience is essential in guiding Scecina students with a roadmap to success,” said Scecina Principal David Dellacca.

In addition to joining the school counseling team, Mr. Stanbrough will lead the Scecina boys basketball team as head coach. He brings 30 years of basketball coaching experience, including serving as an assistant coach at Lawrence North High School, where he co-led the team to Marion County Championships, three sectional titles, and a state runner-up appearance during the 2020-2021 season. Coaching in the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (MIC) provided Mr. Stanbrough the experience of coaching at an extremely high level in the state of Indiana, with Lawrence North compiling a 158-51 win/loss record during his tenure at the school.

“I am very pleased with the outcome of our competitive search to add an experienced school counselor and varsity boys basketball coach. We identified a leader who will take our boys basketball program to the next level of excellence in a way that honors the program’s history and charts a bold new vision for its future growth. Jim also demonstrates the experience, passion, energy, drive, and strong ethical fiber that aligns with Scecina’s mission. I’m confident he will help our students grow and thrive,” said President Joe Therber.

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