Meet Our Mentors
Meet Our Mentors
Jim’s distinguished career prepared in him in many ways to become a founder of Student Sidelines. Once a Professor of Business at the University of Washington, he started a number of ventures, most prominently the Moss Bay Rowing, Kayaking and Sailing Center in Seattle. He has authored a book called Corrupt High School Coaches And How To Overcome Them. And has actively participated in SCORE, which provides complimentary mentoring for small business developers, Jim is often invited to speak at local colleges, about his experience in producing profitable sidelines.
Jenna is Head JV Coach and Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Agoura High School, She was honored Coach of the Year in the competitive Marmonte League.
A 2015 graduate of Cal State Monterey in Communications, with an emphasis on Journalism and Media. Jenna played college basketball on a scholarship, in spite of recoveries from knee injuries.
She also runs a successful sideline, emphasizing, called Basketball Skill Fundamentals. Believes in the words of Michael Jordan : “If you put in the work, the results will come”. Her goal is to push individuals to their full potential, to help them develop confidence and competence. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Sully is currently a student at the University of Washington studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He did his own Sideline while in high school and serves as a student Founder of this venture.
John-Arthur is a freelance screenwriter and student mentor for writing skills. He comes from a family of educators and counselors. As an Air Force child, he spent many of his formative years abroad. He has worked as a journalist and had sidelines while involved with some of his other activities. He is a former elite soccer player.
Amy holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and has written hundreds of articles for national and regional publications. Her guidebook, Mountain Biking Washington, (Falcon Books) has been published in three editions. She spent many years helping support her husband’s sideline goals become the successful business it is today. She too, supports the idea that diligent effort reaps rewards.