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XU's Jackson will speak Saturday at LABC coaching clinic

Dannton Jackson

Dannton Jackson
     April 30, 2013

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana's Dannton Jackson will be one of the featured speakers Saturday (May 4) at the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches coaching clinic in Baton Rouge.
     The clinic is from 10 a.m.-2:15 p.m. at the LSU Basketball Practice Facility on North Stadium Drive. Jackson will speak 45-60 minutes on individual development, including individual improvement within the team concept.
     Jackson served as LABC president during the 2008-09 academic year. As head coach of the Gold Rush for the past 10 seasons, Jackson has compiled a 226-98 record with three Gulf Coast Athletic Conference regular-season co-championships and seven appearances in the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I National Championship. Xavier was 24-8 in 2012-13, sharing the GCAC regular-season championship with Philander Smith and qualifying for nationals for the third consecutive year. The Gold Rush ranked 24th for the second consecutive season in the NAIA Division I Coaches' Top 25 Postseason Poll.
     Jackson was GCAC Coach of the Year each of the past two seasons.
     Following the clinic will be the LABC's annual awards banquet at 6 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel.


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The Xavier Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets compete in Division I of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). Xavier fields men's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis and track and field and women's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis, track and field and volleyball.

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