Head Coach: Mike Jarvis II
Assistant Coach: Mike Harris
Assistant Coach: Peter Deutsch
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GFA boys varsity basketball coach Mike Jarvis II is starting his third year with the Dragons program. He led GFA to the FAA championship game last season with a team that was rebuilding after heavy graduation losses.
Over the course of his playing and coaching career, Coach Jarvis has gone to eight NCAA tournaments, including one as a player, and has coached at George Washington University, Drexel University, St. John’s, Duke and Florida Atlantic.
Jarvis — whose father is longtime college coach Mike Jarvis Sr. — played under his father at Boston University, helping to lead the Terriers to the North Atlantic Conference championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament during the 1988 season.
After graduating from Boston University in 1992, the younger Jarvis began his coaching career George Washington. He spent four years with the Colonials, coaching under his father, before spending the 1996–97 season as the recruiting coordinator at Drexel University. He returned to George Washington the following year to rejoin his father’s staff.
In 1998, Jarvis followed his namesake to St. John’s University, where he spent six seasons on the staff with the Red Storm. St. John's would return to postseason play four times in Jarvis' five seasons as an assistant coach, coming within one game of the Final Four in 1999. The Red Storm went on to capture the Big East Tournament Championship in 2000 and the NIT title in 2003.
Jarvis also spent two seasons on the staff at Duke University as the Director of Player Development before rejoining his father at Florida Atlantic University.
In his college career, he been a part of teams that reached the NCAA Sweet 16 four times, helped his teams win three conference championships and was part of an NIT championship winning team, as well.
Additionally, Jarvis spent the summer of 2000 as an assistant coach for the 24/7 U.S. All-Stars. The team traveled in Greece for 10 days and won a three-day tournament. The following summer, Jarvis took over the head coaching position for the 24/7 U.S. All-Stars and guided the team to tournament championships in Italy and Greece.
Jarvis had left basketball for a handful years to work in the private sector before returning to the sport as the head coach of the Dragons.
2019 FAA Postseason Tournament Runner-up
2017 FAA Postseason Tournament Runner-up
2016 New England Tournament Semifinalist
2016 FAA Postseason Tournament Semifinalist
2015 New England Class C Champions
2014 New England Class C Champions
2014 FAA Postseason Tournament Runner-up
2014 FAA Regular Season Co-Champions
2013 New England Champions
2013 FAA Postseason Champions
2013 FAA Regular Season Champions
1986-87 FAA Champions