L-R: Bridget Pettis, Seth Joyner, Jeff Hornacek, Misty Hyman, Ted Purdy, Frank & Eddie Johnson
PLAYER DEVELOPMENT FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND CLUB ATHLETES
Jackie Ranger Hutt, along with a team of athletic experts, provides guidance to those athletes who are in the pursuit of playing collegiate sports at any level. She works in tandem with parents, coaches and counselors to help navigate the recruiting process. Her scope of services include: athletic and academic timetables, player profile, player highlight video, professional evaluation, target college list, NCAA recruiting process and communication with college coaches.
As a former Division I collegiate athlete, Jackie understands how challenging it can be to pursue a college scholarship. Fortunately, she understands the process and can help eliminate the stress and worry for both students and parents. Depending on your needs, Jackie can help manage any and all aspects of the process, guiding student athletes through all the ins and outs with the ultimate goal of competing at the next level…
Scope of Services
Athletic and Academic Timetables
NCAA Recruiting Process
Target School List
Communication with College Coaches
Meet Jackie's Team of Athletic Experts
BRIDGET PETTIS, WOMEN'S BASKETBALL EVALUATOR
At the University of Florida, Pettis excelled for the Florida Gators. She graduated in 1993 and was selected 7th overall in the first round of the 1997 WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury. Bridget was an original member of the inaugural Mercury club in 1997. She played in a club record 154 consecutive games from 1997-2001 and owns averages of 6.2 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 228 career games. In addition to being a nine year veteran of the WNBA, Pettis also played 14 years internationally in both Turkey and Spain. As a two time WNBA champion and a member of the inaugural Mercury club in 1997, Pettis recently completed her 11th season with the club, a decorated career that included time as a player (1997-2001, 2004-06), assistant coach (2006-09) and director of basketball operations (2010-11). In October 2011, Bridget retired from the Mercury, she has plans to continue the production of her autobiography and will remain active in the Phoenix area with non-profit organizations geared toward aiding children.
SETH JOYNER, PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL EVALUATOR
As a former NFL linebacker, Seth Joyner has performed at the highest level for the Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals. Green Bay Packers and the Denver Broncos. Sports Illustrated named Seth "Player of the Year" in 1991. Seth was a member of the exclusive20/20 club, only one of 11 players to have 20+ interceptions and 20+ sacks in NFL history, and the only player to record 20+ interceptions and 50+sacks. His last game in the NFL was the zenith of his career, as a member of the 1999 Denver Broncos Super Bowl XXXIII Championship team. Today, Seth is the President and Co-Founder of the Joyner-Walker Foundation whose mission it is to help young people to learn the importance of financial knowledge. Seth also runs the Joyner Coaching Football Academy where he teaches young people to "take their games to the next level".
JEFF HORNACEK, MEN'S BASKETBALL EVALUATOR
Professional basketball star Jeff Hornacek played 14 seasons in the NBA with the Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers, and the Utah Jazz. After playing college basketball at Iowa State University, he was the 22nd pick in the second round (46th overall) of the 1986 NBA Draft, by the Phoenix Suns. Jeff was one of 19 players in NBA history to record over 15,000 points and 5,000 assists. His #14 jersey was retired by the Utah Jazz, for whom he played from 1994 to 2000, and helped get them to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998. Jeff was also a two time winner of the NBA 3- point competition and named an All Star with the Phoenix Suns in 1992. For the last four years, Jeff has been the shooting coach for the Utah Jazz and is currently their assistant head coach
MISTY HYMAN, PROFESSIONAL SWIMMING EVALUATOR
Born and raised in Phoenix, AZ, Misty attended Shadow Mountain High School and went on to attend Stanford University on a swimming scholarship. At Stanford, she was a 13 Time National Champion, 5 Time NCAA Champion and 27 Time All-American. Misty is also a former world record holder and American record holder. She is best known for winning a gold medal in the 200M Butterfly at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Misty resides in Phoenix and currently teaches private lessons to all levels of swimmers including triathletes at The Sanctuary Resort in Paradise Valley. She is also the Founder and President of MISTYFLYLLC, a swimming company.
TED PURDY, PROFESSIONAL GOLF EVALUATOR
Ted is a Phoenix native and a graduate of Brophy College Preparatory. He attended the University of Arizona on a golf scholarship where he was an All-American and 4 Time All-Pac 10 recipient. In 2005, Ted won the EDS Byron Nelson Championship and was also inducted into the University of Arizona's Sports Hall of Fame. He also has wins on both the Nationwide and Asian Tours. He stays busy when he isn't traveling to the next PGA stop by helping underprivileged youth in the Phoenix area through his foundation, The Ted Purdy Foundation, which works closely with A Stepping Stone Foundation to help children prepare for the elementary school experience.
FRANK & EDDIE JOHNSON, PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL EVALUATORS
Frank graduated from Wake Forest University in 1981 where he was an All-American. He was drafted in the first round by the Washington Bullets (now Wizards) and was named to the NBA All Rookie Team in 1982. In 1988, Frank was traded to the Houston Rockets and played one season before he headed to Europe for three seasons. After playing in Europe, Frank signed with the Phoenix Suns where he played from 1992 to 1994. He was given the name “4th Quarter Frank” by Al McCoy because he played a key role as the team made the 1993 NBA Finals against the Chicago Bulls. Frank started his coaching career in 1997 as an Assistant Coach for the Phoenix Suns, and in 2002 became the Head Coach of the Phoenix Suns.
Eddie is a University of Illinois graduate and Chicago native. He played in the NBA for 17 years for Kansas City/Sacramento, Phoenix, Seattle, Charlotte, Indiana, Denver and Houston. He is currently entering his 11th season as the color analyst on the Phoenix Suns television broadcasts with Tom Leander. Eddie was a second-round pick (No. 29) by the Kansas City Kings in 1981, and spent six years with the Kings organization before he was traded to the Phoenix Suns in 1987, where he played for three seasons helping the Suns improve to a 55-27 record in his first season with the team. Eddie has the distinction of being the NBA's all time leading scorer among players with no All Star appearances (19,202 points).
Together, Eddie and Frank Johnson established the Johnson & Johnson Basketball Academy in Phoenix, AZ which provides exceptional basketball training for basketball players at every level. They bring more than 40 years of combined experience in the field of professional basketball.
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