Men’s Basketball

Marshall Collins, Head Coach

 

 

 

Marshall Collins took over the reigns as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach in 2018. In 2017, Collins youth team won the Championship and made a Nike Peach Jam “Final Four” appearance Collins was named the 2017 Nike Elite Youth Basketball League Coach of the Year. He coached three seasons at Chabot College where the team made the JUCO Final Four. Before Chabot College, Collins coached six seasons at Los Medanos College and one season each at College of Alameda and College of Marin. During his stint at LMC, he helped them to a “Top 5” ranking in the North and 8th in the State, back-to-back League MVPs and All-State players, and four 20 -plus win seasons. His coaching accolades continued with four “Top 10” offensive teams and over 20 four – year scholarships for his players throughout the years. In 2008 -2009, he helped put together a team that led to the most wins in Los Medanos College’s history (25-8 record).

Collins earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Park University.

Seth Jones, Assistant Coach

 

 

Clifford “Seth” Jones began his first season at the College of Alameda in 2018. He has a passion for the game of Basketball. Jones attended Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School in Alameda, California where he played on the varsity men’s basketball team for three years. At St. Joseph’s, Jones played one year under legendary Coach Frank Laporte and two years under Coach Gordon Johnson who continued his progress of becoming a young man. After graduating from Saint Joseph’s, Jones received a basketball scholarship to play at Holy Names University and played under Coach Steve Whitworth for one year. He then transferred to Ohlone Junior College and played one season under Coach John Peterson and the following year, he transferred to Temple University and played one year under Coach John Chaney.

Since 2007, Coach Jones has coached youth boys basketball at all levels. He continues to develop young basketball players.

I want to be recruited by the College of Alameda

If you are interested in the College of Alameda men’s basketball team, please contact Head Coach Marshall Collins at 510-290-6914 (cell) or send an email to mcollins@peralta.edu

CLICK ON ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

  1. Download, print and complete recruiting questionnaire and return to Coach Collins.
  2. If you are interested in playing an intercollegiate sport at the College of Alameda and you do not live in our local recruiting area (Alameda County), you will need to print out and complete a Form C – Out of State – Student Contact Form     (Word)
  3.  https://alameda.peralta.edu
  4. Complete your enrollment On-Line
  5. https://alameda.peralta.edu/new-students
    Click on link to complete the application for admissions
  6. www.fafsa.ed.gov. You can find out more information by calling COA Fill out any Federal or State Financial Aid Forms  or call Financial Aid Services at (510) 748-2184.
  7. Complete mandatory on-line orientation
  8. Assessment Test for English and Math.
  9. https://alameda.peralta.edu/counseling/appointments/     Book your appointment On-Line or call 510 748 8887   
  10. Plan your classes with the athletic academic counselorCharles Washington EOPS/CARE CounselorEmail: cwashington@peralta.eduPhone: 510-748-2394
  11. Enroll in classes. Pay your fees

 

College of Alameda abides by the provisions of the California Community Colleges Athletic Code as well as the specifications imposed by the Bay Valley Conference (BVC). The nature of these requirements is very exacting. Athletes are advised to become thoroughly familiar with the requirements to avoid loss of eligibility. A copy of the CCC Athletic Code is on file in the office of the Athletic Director.

To be eligible for intercollegiate competition:

If you are an incoming Freshman, have just graduated from high school and this is your first Fall term at a post secondary institution – you are eligible immediately to participate.

If you have attended a two year or four year post secondary institution PRIOR to enrolling into the  College of Alameda -please contact the Athletic Director

As a student athlete you must be enrolled in, and passing, 12 units and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0. A minimum of 9/12 units must be academic. If you are planning to complete your studies in two years , you must average 15 transferable units per term

If you have competed in your first season of competition you must pass a total of 24 units prior to the next season with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0. A minimum of 18/24 units must be academic.

 

OFF SEASON (SUMMER):
-ENROLLED INTO ATHL 6 BASKETBALL FOUNDATIONS OR KIN 80ABCD BASKETBALL AND KIN58 or KIN54 WEIGHT LIFTING COURSES DURING THE SUMMER SESSION.
-SUMMER NON-TRADITIONAL TOURNAMENTS (must be enrolled in the above courses)
FALL & SPRING SEMESTERS:
-PRACTICE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY FROM 3:30PM-5:30PM. PRE-SEASON TOURNAMENTS ARE PLAYED ON WEEKENDS AND CONFERENCE GAMES PLAYED ON MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAYS NIGHTS.