Shane Jackson joined the AHS baseball staff in 2010 where he served as the Junior Varsity pitching coach for two seasons. In 2012, Coach Jackson became the Tigers Varsity pitching coach.
Coach Jackson began his coaching career in the summer of 2003 for Bolton High School’s summer program (Price Ford). He served as a volunteer assistant under Tommy Scarbrough and Chris Duncan as the Junior Varsity pitching coach for three seasons. In 2007, Coach Jackson accepted the position of assistant coach for the Dulin’s Dodgers 18’s and filled the role of pitching instructor. Under Sonny Jackson’s guidance, Shane helped coach the Dodgers win the 2007 BEST World Championship.
Jackson played two seasons for Johnny Ray at Southwest Tennessee Community College and one at Delta State University under Mike Kinnison. He was a member of the 2004 Division II National Championship team at Delta State. Jackson attended Bolton High School and was a two-time letterman for the Wildcats from 2001-2002. In those two seasons he was named to the All-District, All-District Tournament, and All-Region teams. Jackson was also named to the All-State team in 2001.
Coach Jackson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Marketing & Management from Lambuth University and a Master’s degree in Special Education from the University of Memphis. In 2012, Jackson married Brittney (Parham) Jackson. Brittney is the Pom coach at Arlington Middle School.