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Jim Casciano Named Woodlawn Boys Basketball Coach

by | Sep 9, 2021 | News, School News (K-12), Sports

Woodlawn School, an independent K-12 school noted for project-based learning and academic excellence, has named Jim Casciano its new Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach.

Jim Casciano, Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach for Woodlawn School

An accomplished coach with conference championships at Divisions I, II, and III of the NCAA, Jim moved to the Charlotte region where he led Johnson & Wales to its first winning season, while reaching  the final four of the USCAA Tournament two consecutive years and was named USCAA Division II National Coach of the Year 2015.

“Jim brings great experience and a track record of buiding “Total Programs” to Woodlawn School,” said Shellee Young, athletic director for the school. “His philospophy and values are well aligned with the principles of Woodlawn, and we are looking forward to his work as we build out the Total Program and take things to another level here.”

In addition to his work on the court, Casciano has been featured in numerous publications including NABC Time-out Magazine, Winning Hoops, The Basketball Bulletin and Athletic Journal.

Woodlawn School is a member of the Southern Piedmont Athletic Association, as well as the North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association. Woodlawn fields 13 teams in a variety of sports, including girls and boys basketball, cross country, track and field, swimming, boys tennis, and girls volleyball.

For more information, contact Kari McCormick, 813.786.3322, [email protected]


About Woodlawn School 

Accredited by both the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Woodlawn School offers a challenging, project-based academic experience, Woodlawn School students are expected to meet the demands of a rigorous academic program, as well as demonstrate initiative, responsibility, and social awareness. Woodlawn encourages students to experiment, evolve, and grow into the people they each were meant to be. Whether you are an artist, scholar, or an athlete, being a Woodlawn Student means learning is joyful and our school inspires you to reach your full potential.

The Woodlawn campus combines its many outdoor learning areas with an historic house, a barn-style gym, and small classrooms – all tailored to the school’s collaborative and “whole-child centered” approach to education. Evidence of the success of the school’s philosophy can be seen in the accomplishments of its distinguished alumni, the colleges attended by these graduates, and the preparation of these graduates for the world beyond college studies.

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