Not only is Mark Jackson a former NBA All-Star, he is also the Pastor of True Love Worship Center in Van Nuys, CA. It would appear that he will no longer be serving as a Pastor since his coaching responsibilities will demand his total focus.
Here's the link to his church website
What will Pastor Mark be preaching to this Warriors team?
As a Pastor myself I admit there are many similarities between the role of a coach and a Pastor. Both must be able to build teams, delegate responsibility, encourage people, put people in positions to succeed in areas where they are gifted, communicate vision and inspire hope.
How do you think Jackson's experience as a Pastor will relate to his performance as a coach?