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Athletics

athletic director

Welcome to School Athletics!

Dear IMSA Families:
Welcome back to the start of the 2019-2020 school year. IMSA is proud to be offering a variety of after school sports this year for students in grades 6-12. There will be many different opportunities for students to participate. In order for students to participate in sports they must have a physical turned in before they are able to tryout. Physical forms are available in the front offices.

Brad Paswater, IMSA Athletics Director

Athletic Resources

Boys and Girls Middle School Basketball Coach

Basketball Coach
Willard Jimison
Dean of Students

Willard Jimison is a former graduate from Arlington High School Indianapolis. He earned an Associate’s Degree from Vincennes University, and Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana State University. Coach Jimison served as a summer camp Program Director at the YMCA where he coached basketball. In addition, he also supervised before-and-after care as Site Director at the Boys & Girls Club. Coach Jimison coached at the Gibault School for Boys and Charles Fairbank IPS School 105. Coach Jimison lead the 2018/2019 middle school girls to their 5th consecutive championship with an undefeated 13-0 record. His current combined record at IMSA North is 22-4. The boys finished the season with a 9-4 record .

Coach Jimison has had a mentorship alongside of NBA players such as Bonzi Wells, Shawn Marion, and Carlos Knox / Coach Jimison’s mission is to provide a platform for our youth to prepare for athletic and academic scholarships. While providing as many young student athletes the opportunity to learn respect for themselves, their peers and their community by instilling a code of ethics built on hard work, responsibility, and teamwork.

Coach Jimison also runs and operates a local non-profit organization geared to help provide youth with academic tutoring and sporting opportunities. “INDY ALLSTARS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT” .

Boys Varsity Basketball Coach

Duke Pryor Basketball Coach
Charles Pryor
Dean of Students

Coach Pryor is in his second year as the boys basketball coach. He attended Lawrence North High school. He earned a varsity letter for two years while playing at Lawrence North High school. He later continued his basketball career at Marian University. He spent most of his professional career working for the NCAA running a basketball mentoring program where he mentored and worked with some of the top high school basketball players in the country. Many of the players going on to become NBA first round picks. After leaving NCAA for 11 years he later traveled the world for leisure and also did basketball consulting globally. Mr. Pryor has a youth basketball program called AWAIT “All We Ask is Trust” and is a huge advocate for youth sports. He is active in his community as well. He is the father of two son Carter and daughter Maverick and wife Myphi. He loves the game of basketball. He loves to travel, watch sports, fashion, and family time. Use basketball, dont let basketball use you! Dont Quit!

Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

Girls Basketball Coach
Jermaine Dunigan
Special Ed Teacher

Coach Dunigan is in his second year as the high school girls’ basketball coach. Dunigan is originally from Peoria IL and attended Peoria High, where he was a multiple sport varsity athlete all four years of High School. In his senior year his team went on to win the Illinois State Basketball Championship, where they were ranked #1 in the state and top 10 in the nation. After high school he went on the play a year of college basketball at McKendree University in Lebanon IL. He eventually transferred to Kentucky State University where he became a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and a member of the Track and Field team, before going on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Education.

Coach Dunigan is the SPED/Resource Teacher at IMSA North, as well as the High School Track and Field coach. Family is the most important aspect in his life and he treasures the time that he is able to spend with the people that matters most to him, Ken’Yada and his son Jeremiah.

Volleyball Head Coach

Volleyball Head Coach
Ellie Skjodt
Special Ed Teacher

This is Ellie Skjodt’s first year as the head coach for the high school girl’s varsity volleyball team at Indiana Math and Science Academy North. Coach Skjodt played volleyball starting when she was 9 years old up until she graduated from high school. Skjodt attended Carmel High School and played volleyball all four years during her time there along with playing travel volleyball for 8 years at Team Indiana, Indiana Volleyball Academy, and Munciana. She played as a defensive specialist. Coach Skjodt did not end up playing volleyball in college but attended Indiana University to study speech and hearing sciences. Skjodt graduated from IU in 2018, got accepted into the Teach for America program, and moved back to Indianapolis to start her career in teaching.

Google Classroom Codes: swwx654

Varsity Girls Volleyball 2020-21 Schedule

Date Opponent Time
8/20/2020 Purdue Poly @ IMSA 5:30 PM
8/22/2020 IMSA @ Liberty Christian Invitational TBA
8/26/2020 IMSA @ Christle House Academy 5:00 PM
8/27/2020 Manual @ IMSA 5:00 PM
8/28/2020 IMSA @ Indiana Christian Academy 6:00 PM
9/3/2020 Irvington Prep @ IMSA 6:00 PM
9/8/2020 Victory Prep @ IMSA 5:00 PM
9/10/2020 IMSA @ Eminence 6:00 PM
9/11/2020 Crosspointe Christian @ IMSA 5:00 PM
9/12/2020 IMSA @ Medora 2:00 PM
9/14/2020 IMSA @ George Washington 5:00 PM
9/15/2020 IMSA @ Riverside 5:00 PM
9/17/2020 Horizon Christian @ IMSA 5:00 PM
9/22/2020 IMSA @ Victory Prep 5:00 PM
9/23/2020 Christel House @ IMSA 5:00 PM
9/29/2020 IMSA @ Anderson Prep 5:30 PM
9/30/2020 Indy Met @ IMSA 5:00 PM
10/1/2020 Anderson Prep @ IMSA 5:30 PM
10/3/2020 GIAC Conference Tournament 9:00 AM
10/5/2020 IMSA @ PCR 5:30 PM
10/6/2020 Kipp @ IMSA (Senior Night) 5:00 PM
10/8/2020 IMSA @ Tindley 6:30 PM

 

Soccer Head Coach

soccer team coach
Thomas Harrell
STEM Teacher

Coach Harrell is in his first year coaching the soccer team. He went to Bedford North Lawrence High school. He was a varsity letter winner for 3 years. Harrell earned scholar athlete honors, all-conference honorable mention, and was named the Mayor’s Choice award winner. For travel soccer, Harrell played for Cutters Soccer Club in Bloomington, In. After high school, he played 1 year of soccer at Marian University. Harrell graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelors Degree in Education.

Coach Harrell is the high school STEM teacher at IMSA North. He is married to Kaylyn, who is a 1st grade teacher in Brownsburg. Together, they have a daughter named Tavi (1). They enjoy family walks and going on trips out of town.

Harrell enjoys working on his yard, playing soccer, and working out in his free time. Coach Harrell’s favorite memory as the soccer coach is the bus ride home after the Lutheran game.

Google Classroom Code: kl5u73k

 

Assistant Soccer Coach

Assistant Soccer Coach
Alexis Jollif
Middle School Math Teacher

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