Chris Ballauer is entering his 6th season at South Georgia Technical College and 5th year as Jets Men’s assistant basketball coach. He joined the coaching staff at SGTC during the 2013 season as an assistant coach for the Lady Jets where he helped guide them to the sweet sixteen in the 2014 NJCAA National Tournament.
Chris previously coached for 14 years at College of Coastal Georgia as an assistant under Mariners Head Coach Gerald Cox. While at College of Coastal Georgia, he helped guide the Mariners to an average of 20 wins each season and a trip to the national tournament in 2002.
Chris played college basketball for Brunswick Junior College in Brunswick, Georgia. While in Brunswick, he earned an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Coastal Georgia Community College. He recently graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education of Health and Human Performance in Exercise Science and Wellness.
Along with his basketball duties, he also assists with student activities here at South Georgia Technical College.
Chris currently resides in Americus with his wife, Ivy, and their 5 year old son, Hutch.