Over Coach Farris's 47 years in teaching & coaching.
Currently Varsity Assistant at Lee's Summit HS. Career record 399-361. In the Fort Osage Hall of Honor and the Grandview High School Hall of Fame.5 Conference Championships 4 District Championships, 4 Quarterfinals Grandview 09, 12, 13, 14, ShowMe Showdown 09, 7 State top ten rankings, State runner up 2009, Winningest coach in, Grandview High School history 223147 District Coach of the Year 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014 Richard Fairchild Missouri, Basketball Coaches Assn. COY 2009 Paul Lambert COY 2009 Eddie Ryan COY 2009 MOKAN Missouri coach 09, 14 Children: James and wife Jasmyn have our two twin grandchildren (3 yrs) Monas and Silas
19 years total at GHS (14 as Head Coach)
Taught/coached at; Longview CC, University High (CMSU), Wentworth Military Academy, Blue Springs Junior High, Grain Valley High, Southwest High, Park College, St. Pius X High, McCune School for Boys, Crest Ridge High, Hilltop School, Grandview High, Central High (KC), and Lee’s Summit High.
Undergrad; CMSU 1975, Bachelors in Education; Social Studies, Physical Education and Health (7-12)
Grad: William Woods 2007, Masters in Athletic Administration
Total: 7 District Championships....3 at St Pius X and two Class 2 Final Fours at SPX