Jonathan Vines joined the Birmingham-Southern Men’sBasketball staff in January 2007.
Vines' duties include floor coaching, recruiting, scouting,player development, and strength and conditioning. He also servesas Director of BSC team and individual camps during the summer aswell as the annual BSC Panther Masters alumni golf tournament.
A native of Birmingham, Ala., Vines starred at BriarwoodChristian High School for Coach Chris Laatsch. He earned All-State,All-Metro and ABC 33/40 Player of The Week honors in addition tobeing named Shelby County Player of The Year by the BirminghamNews. Vines achieved local-legend status when he set a 3Astate record for consecutive free throws during the 1998-99 season,connecting on 49 straight attempts.
Vines went on to play college ball at Millsaps College inJackson, Miss., from 1999-2000 under former Ole Miss and HoustonRockets great John Stroud.
A 2003 graduate of the University of Mississippi, Vines earned aBachelor's degree in English and has completed extensive Master'swork in English Literature with a focus on Old English andLinguistics. He is the son of Dr. Alan and Patti Vines.