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Before serving as the Director of Basketball Operations at Florida Gulf Coast University BJ Ivey served in Sarasota County Schools as a teacher and coach at Riverview High School. During his 13 years as head coach at Riverview High School, his teams won 270 games. They won eight district titles, appeared in the Regional Finals 3 times during Ivey’s tenure with the both the girl's and boy's teams. As a teacher, Ivey was named the 2017 Sarasota County Teacher of the Year. He was also awarded the Shine Award by Governor Rick Scott for greatly impacting the lives of students in the classroom. The Baltimore Orioles recognized Ivey as their 2018 Community Hero. Read more...
Todays Newspaper All Space Coach of the Year 1974
Given a Key to the City of Jackson Hole by its Chamber of Commerce
Bill was a highly successful high school, junior college, and four year college coach for twelve years. Following his coaching career, he held his own nationwide football and basketball coaching clinics which included:
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