Jason ShortJason Short (Shorty) was a founder member when the Jets reformed for the 2003-04 season. He has played for the team every season since and has previously played in the National league and represented Great Britain for his university, Marjons, after winning the national title at the European Championships. He was asked to help set up and coach a womens team within the Jets club by a close friend for the 2005-06 season to give ladies the chance to play competitively in the Yeovil area. Shorty has enjoyed the challenge of coaching players of all abilities and the team has grown in strength and numbers but most of all their understanding of the game of basketball.
Ian Spearman has been a player for the Jets Mens team for the past 2 seasons. He has played basketball at all levels, including playing for Taunton Tigers in the National League and been to European Championships with his universtiy team Marjons. He is a qualified referee and applies this trade in the National league now also. His real passion is coaching however. Ian is employed by SASP and works hard to give youngsters of all ages the opportunity to play basketball in somerset and progress in their skills and knowledge of the game.