Jyron Brooks comes to Raritan Valley Community College with over 10 years of coaching experience. He was the head coach at Marist High School in Bayonne, NJ for four years. While there, his teams averaged 16 wins a year and developed several all county players while there.
The previous year he was an assistant coach at St. Peter's Prep in Jersey City, NJ where they made it to the county finals and won 19 games. Brooks was especially involved in the development of several players who went on to receive scholarships at the next level.
Prior to his stint at St. Peter's Prep, Coach Brooks was an assistant at St. Patrick's High School in Elizabeth, NJ under Coach Kevin Boyle. While there they averaged 25 wins per year and finished ranked in the Top 5 nationally. He was instrumental in the development of the guards in the program at all levels.
Kassim Kaba will be entering his first year as Assistant Coach under new RVCC Head Coach Jyron Brooks. Kaba is a former RVCC student-athlete, playing for the Lions basketball team back in 2013/14, winning the GSAC Div. II Championship in the process. He graduated Raritan Valley in 2016 and from American International in 2018.
He also had a stint as a Student Assistant Coach in the summer of 2015, assisting with conducting practices, motivating students, along with instructing student-athletes in game strategies and techniques.