Tim Jones stood behind a row of chairs — the home bench — on the floor of the Amsterdam High School gymnasium. It was shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Jones watched as the Amsterdam freshman boys basketball team built a second half lead against Catholic Central of Troy.
Amsterdam Running Rams junior varsity basketball coach Tim Jones shouts instructions from the team bench area.
Amsterdam Running Rams junior varsity basketball coach Tim Jones. Jones, 30, is in his first year as JV coach. The Amsterdam resident is a physical education teacher and the aquatics director at Amsterdam Middle School. He has taught and coached in the district for the past six years and had spent the past two years as girls junior varsity coach.
Jones greets his team before the game in the locker room.
Jones in a team huddle before the game.
Jones goes over plays with Michael Sollecito during a time out.