Josh Merrill -

Sports Pastor / Coach

Born and raised in San Diego, California, Joshua Merrill played three different sports in high school. In his senior year, he was runner-up for Athlete of the Year in the state of California. In 1994, Josh was named the CIF Player of the Year in basketball and The San Diego Union Tribune also named Josh as its Athlete of the Year. Josh focused on basketball in college and signed with Pepperdine University where he played his freshman year before transferring to and finishing his final three years at the University of California, Santa Barbara. For three years at UCSB, he was the second leading scorer and rebounder for the team. The UCSB Gauchos won the Big West Conference his senior season, and Josh was named Second Team, All Best West. Josh then continued playing basketball overseas for six years in a variety of different countries, including Argentina, Portugal, and Australia. Since 2006, he has been the director and pastor with Shepherd Sports.


Jason Flowers -

Club Director / Coach

With over 2 decades of successful coaching experience, Jason Flowers currently serves as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Los Angeles City College.

He has been a part of 5 NCAA Division 1 conference championship teams, and coached in 4 NCAA tournaments including 3 as a head coach. He was also part of the California Baptist University coaching staff during the team’s 24-0 regular season campaign during the 2020-21 season. As a player, Flowers was a member of 2 Sweet 16 teams at UCLA after spending his first 2 collegiate seasons at UC Irvine. Flowers has also coached 9 Division 1 conference player of the year award winners at his various stops.


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