Back to Back National Champions in 2016
The Southside Virginia Community College basketball team won its second straight USA National Prep Post-Grad title with an 86-83 win over Faith Baptist (GA) in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Pictured from the left are Coach Vincent Brown, Justin Holmes, Xavier Thompson, Jevin Steward, Reggie Dennis, Jonte Harris, Anthony Harris, Tevin Holloway, Jahmel Johnson, Kaimonne Douglas, Wally Daniel and Coach Dennis Smith.
2015 USA National Prep Champions
SVCC captured its first national basketball title after winning the 2015 USA National Prep Championship with a 67-65 win over Moravian in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Pictured on the front from left are Shawon Tucker, Tevin Holloway, Ed Maxwell, Donald Maxwell, Reggie Dennis, Marcus Hoosier and Anthony Harris. On the back from left are Coach Dennis Smith, Taron Burgess, Shawn Coleman, Cordaro Boyd, Khari Jenkins, Cavan Bryant, Trevor Williams and Coach Vincent Brown.
2014 VCCS Champs
SVCC earned a three-peat in 2014 as it won the school its seventh Virginia Community College System title with an 89-61 win over Thomas Nelson CC. It was the fifth championship in the past six years for SVCC.
2013 VCCS Champs
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team repeated as Virginia Community College System state champions after topping Tidewater CC 127-111. The victory improved SVCC to 17-6 on the season. The championship was the fourth for the school in the past five seasons and sixth overall.
2012 VCCS Champs
The top-seeded Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team earned the 2012 Virginia Community College System state title after topping second-seeded Northern Virginia CC 85-83.
SVCC falls in VCCS Semifinals - 2011
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team fought to the end but Thomas Nelson CC scored with 3.5 seconds left to pull out a 108-106 win over the two-time defending state champions in the semifinals of the 2011 VCCS state tournament.
2010 VCCS Champs
The Southside Virginia Community College men's basketball team won the VCCS state tournament with a 119-104 win over Tidewater CC in Roanoke. Pictured on the front from left are Demond Faulcon, Rahsaan Stith, A. J. Fowlkes, Bobby Smith, and Desmond Faulcon. On the back from left are Vincent Brown, coach; Dro Potillo. C. J. Boyd, Brandon Williams, Jay Corley, Anthony Demarco, mgr., Aaron Newby, mgr., Javon Lockett and Dennis Smith, coach. (SVCC photo)
2009 VCCS Champs
The Southside Virginia Community College men's intercollegiate basketball team won the VCCS state championship with a 91-69 win over Northern Virginia CC at Bethel High School in Hampton. On the front from left are Michael Johnson, Brandon Williams, Michael Thornton, A. J. Fowlkes and Eric Dubose. On the back from left are Vincent Brown, asst. coach; Derrick Osborne, mgr.; Rico Clarke, Eric Wulff, Jack Browne, Roger Lassiter and Dennis Smith, coach.
The Southside Virginia Community College Force basketball team from the John H. Daniel Campus joined the Virginia Community College System club league during the 2003-04 season and earned a very respectable fourth place finish in the Virginia Community College State Club Basketball Tournament. The team won three straight VCCS division titles from 2006-2008 and captured the VCCS state championship title in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. SVCC won the USA National Preps Championsyhip in 2015 and also won the NIRSA Mid-Atlantic Regional title at the University of Virginia in 2007 and finished as runner-up in the ACIS National Championships in 2010.
Dennis Smith, a Workforce Development Director, on the John H. Daniel Campus, coaches the SVCC team. Smith is a longtime youth basketball coach in Southside, Virginia and led the Southside Virginia Shooting Stars 16u team to a USBA National Championship in Myrtle Beach, SC in June, 2006.
To be eligible to participate in athletics within the VCCS, students must be enrolled in at least six credits at the college and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.
Interested players or coaches interested in scheduling games should contact Coach Smith on the John H. Daniel Campus by calling 434-736-2008 or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coach Dennis Smith
John H. Daniel Campus