Jesuit’s 44th Annual Fr. Barry Christmas Classic Basketball Tournament promises to be an exciting event. The tournament will take place December 7-9, 2017, in the Fr. Barry, S.J., Gymnasium.
In addition to our Jesuit team, St. Joseph Notre Dame (Alameda) , St. Mary’s (Stockton), Cathedral Catholic (San Diego), Immanuel (Reedley), St. Francis (Mountain View), Brophy Prep (Phoenix), and St. Paul’s (Winnepeg, Canada) will be competing.
A Sacramento native, Rod graduated from Hiram Johnson High School in 1984, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1989. While at Cal, Rod was a three time All-American in the high hurdles. Rod competed professionally in track and field from 1989-1997, going to the U.S. Olympic Trials in 1988, 1992, and 1996. Rod began teaching and coaching in 1997 working at Sheldon High School (Elk Grove) and St, Mary’s High School (Berkeley) before coming to Jesuit in 2002. Rod currently teaches U.S. History and Global Studies.