Athletics is one of the elements of the comprehensive education Veritas Academy seeks to instill within her students. In addition to providing a Christ-centered, competitive, and instructional athletic environment, it is Veritas' intent to provide students with the opportunity to develop physically and spiritually by competing against athletes from similar schools.
Coaches & Contact Information
Athletic Director and Assistant Volleyball Coach
Jim has helped coach the girl's volleyball team since 2010 and in 2012
accepted the role of Athletic Director for Veritas Academy. As the
father of three children that have been a part of Veritas Academy and its
athletic programs, Jim has seen first-hand the character-building
opportunities that participation in athletics provides. He is excited
about helping grow the Veritas athletic programs in the coming years.
To schedule games or inquire about Veritas Athletics, you can
contact Jim at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (614) 572-3607.
School Boys Basketball Head Coach
Jermaine has coached the boy's basketball team since 2010 and in 2011
took over as the Veritas Academy Athletic Director. He served as an
assistant coach with The Ohio State University's club team and Veritas
Academy. Jermaine is from Youngstown, Ohio, where he played four seasons for
The Rayen High School. While playing three seasons with OSU's club team,
Jermaine earned his Bachelors in Communication Technology in 2009. You
can listen to a podcast interview with Coach Jermaine on our
Girl's High School Volleyball Head Coach
Lauri has coached girl's volleyball since 2010. She played junior varsity volleyball at Simsbury High School in Simsbury, CT and also at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts. Several years later she began playing beach volleyball tournaments with a group out of Baltimore, MD. She played as a sub for a very short term with the USVBA B team in Maryland. Lauri is married to Brian Narem; they have four children.
Middle School Boys Basketball Head Coach
Derek has coached the Veritas middle school boy's basketball
team since 2011. He
is a former Veritas academy student athlete and
alumnus, graduating in 2009 (Click
here to watch a video of his basketball skills). Derek was
a member of the very first Veritas high school basketball team.
In his freshman
year of college he played basketball at Shawnee
State University and is
currently a student at Ohio State University.
Parrott, Student Coach, Ben Jerome, and Tina Dozer
Girl's Basketball Coaches
Many thanks to our great
team of coaches who have made the return of girl's middle school
basketball a reality!