Boys Varsity Basketball

HIGHLIGHTS:

1A Central Regional Champions. Competed in the Regional Final. 

2019-2020

1A Central Regional Champions. Competed in the Regional Final. 

2018-2019

1A Central Regional Champions

2017-2018

COACHES INFORMATION:

Ronnie Driver
Head Men’s Basketball Coach & Assistant Athletic Director
Coach Ronnie Driver is entering his 10th year of Coaching and first at Cornerstone. Coach Driver comes to us from 7A Thompson High School where he served as Varsity Assistant/Head Freshman Coach. While at Thompson, Coach Driver helped lead the Warriors to 42 wins , a Regional appearance, and helped several players sign collegiate scholarships in his 2 years. Prior to his time at Thompson, Coach Driver served as the lead Varsity Assistant for the men’s program and girls head coach at 3A Fultondale High School. He helped lead the Wildcats to the playoffs and helped several players sign collegiate scholarships. Before Fultondale, Coach Driver was the lead Varsity Assistant for the men’s program at 3A Oakman High School. Coach Driver began his career at 4A Dora High School where he played for a State Championship and helped lead the team to 29 wins and an Elite 8 appearance as an Assistant Coach. Coach Driver will serve as Head Men’s Basketball Coach here at Cornerstone, overseeing the entire program. He will also serve as an Assistant Athletic Director. 

 

Jermaine Jackson
Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Jermaine Jackson is entering his 5th year at Cornerstone. He has served the last 4 years as an Assistant Varsity Men & Women coach. Coach Jackson has also spent time as Head JV Boy’s coach and Head Girl’s middle school coach. Prior to his time at Cornerstone, Coach Jackson served as an Assistant Women’s basketball coach at Wenonah where he helped lead them to 2 state championships. Coach Jackson also coached at Jones Valley for five years in both the Men and Women’s Basketball programs where he won a state championship. Prior to starting his coaching career, Coach Jackson played basketball for Alabama A&M where he was all-conference his last 2 years. He continued his playing career professionally in Italy!

 

David Reed
Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach David Reed comes to us from Fultondale High School where he served as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Defensive Coordinator for the football team. He also served as the Women’s Head Coach, Head Softball Coach, and Assistant Baseball Coach.  Prior to his time at Fultondale, Coach Reed served as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Head Softball Coach, Assistant Football Coach, and Head Golf Coach at Oak Grove High School. Coach Reed has also coached at Bottenfield Middle School and West Jefferson High School. Coach Reed served as Youth Minister in Fultondale at Walkers Chapel Baptist Church for 10 years.

Patrick Edmonds
Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Edmonds was born and raised in Birmingham, AL.  He has served as an Assistant Men’s Coach at Bessemer City High School and Minor High School. Coach Edmonds has also trained several athletes and coaches AAU basketball for Iron City Hoops since 2019.  Before Coach Edmonds began his coaching career he played at Minor High School on the varsity team all 4 years. He graduated as salutatorian of his class. He earned a basketball scholarship to Gadsden State Community College where he earned 1st team All-Region, 1st team All-Conference, and 1st team All-Tournament. Coach Edmonds then earned a basketball scholarship to Middle Georgia where he earned 1st team All-Academic.

Ben Cottingham
Strength and Conditioning Coach & Assistant Athletic Director

Coach Cottingham is entering his 2nd year as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. He also has been named Assistant Athletic Director. Prior to beginning his coaching career Coach Cottingham attended Samford University and graduated with a degree in History and Business. Coach Cottingham played H-Back for the Bulldogs Division I Football Team under Coach Chris Hatcher.

Ronnie Driver | Jermaine Jackson | David Reed
Head Men’s Basketball Coach + Assistant Athletic Director | Varsity Assistant Coach | Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Ronnie Driver is entering his 10th year of Coaching and first at Cornerstone. Coach Driver comes to us from 7A Thompson High School where he served as Varsity Assistant/Head Freshman Coach. While at Thompson, Coach Driver helped lead the Warriors to 42 wins , a Regional appearance, and helped several players sign collegiate scholarships in his 2 years. Prior to his time at Thompson, Coach Driver served as the lead Varsity Assistant for the men’s program and girls head coach at 3A Fultondale High School. He helped lead the Wildcats to the playoffs and helped several players sign collegiate scholarships. Before Fultondale, Coach Driver was the lead Varsity Assistant for the men’s program at 3A Oakman High School. Coach Driver began his career at 4A Dora High School where he played for a State Championship and helped lead the team to 29 wins and an Elite 8 appearance as an Assistant Coach. Coach Driver will serve as Head Men’s Basketball Coach here at Cornerstone, overseeing the entire program. He will also serve as an Assistant Athletic Director. 

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2020-2021 High School Basketball Schedule

Date Time Vs. Location
11/05/2020 7:30 PM Oakman Away
11/10/2020 6:30 PM Moody Away
11/12/2020 7:30 PM Westminster Home
11/13/2020 7:30 PM Tarrant Home
11/17/2020 6:30 PM Fultondale Away
11/19/2020 7:30 PM Phil Campbell Away
11/20/2020 7:00 PM Altamont Away
11/30/2020 7:00 PM Tuscaloosa Country Away
12/01/2020 7:30 PM John Carrol Home
12/08/2020 6:30 PM Appalachian 6:30 PM
12/11/2020 7:30 PM Jefferson Christian Away
12/14/2020 7:00 PM Victory Christian Home
12/15/2020 7:30 PM Fultondale Home
01/04/2021 7:30 PM Altamont Home
01/05/2021 7:30 PM Westminster Away (Kingwood HS, Alabaster)
01/08/2021 7:30 PM Tarrant Away
01/11/2021 6:30 PM Appalachian Home
01/12/2021 7:30 PM Jefferson Christian Home
01/14/2021 7:30 PM Vinemont Away
01/18/2021 7:00 PM Austin Away
01/19/2021 6:00 PM Victory Christian Away
01/21/2021 7:30 PM Sumiton Christian Away
01/22/2021 6:30 PM Moody Home
01/25/2021 6:30 PM Westbrook Christian Home
01/28/2021 6:30 PM Sumiton Christian Home