Jason Kent, Illinois

“I am excited to be joining the SDC family. I look forward to changing lives and providing our young people with an opportunity to build towards their future of attending an institution of higher learning. SDC is providing a true platform for me to be an agent of change.” 

For nearly 21 years, Jason Kent has coached and trained student athletes at all levels of competition as a head coach and assistant men’s basketball coach in the NCAA, NAIA, AAU basketball and boys’ high school basketball.  More than 20 of his former student athletes have moved on to play professional basketball. 

Coach Kent specializes in recruitment, player development, mentoring, and strength & conditioning.  By instilling hard work ethic, determination and discipline in his coaching and training technique, Jason is known for his ability to maximize abilities and propel students to their full athletic potential. Coach Kent is a Gold license USA Basketball Coach, partnered with the Jr. NBA, a Lead Clinician with Breakthrough Basketball and an SDC Scholarship Camp Director for Chicago. “My goal is to ensure that the athletes who decide to train with Next LEVEL 24 are developed into players who make an impact on their teams.” Says Coach Kent.  

Jason serves as the head coach for Next Level 24’s AAU boys’ basketball team and the Next LEVEL 24 International Team.  Jason and his wife Anna have two children; Jayson and Janae. 

Jason Kent