For over 30 years, James Reaves (Coach Reaves) has been a guiding light in the lives of countless boys and girls in the Bedford Stuyvesant area. Coach Reaves is the Head coach of the Boys & Girls basketball team at Satellite East/MS 301 Middle School in Brooklyn, NY. Coach Reaves formerly coached at George Westinghouse H.S. in downtown Brooklyn and started the very successful Boys basketball program at Bedford Academy H.S.
Presently, he is immersed in his Saturday morning Developmental and Mentoring program called Hoops4Health for boys and girls at the Bedford Village School located at P. S.3. in Brooklyn, NY. Bridge to Greatness is the latest venture that Coach Reaves has under taken. The Brooklyn Bridge Basketball Program inspires and encourages student athletes to become leaders and role models, who give back to their respective communities.