Boys’ Coaches

Keith “Lefty” Moore
Boys Program Director / HS & JH Boys Coach

Coach Keith Moore’s basketball background includes playing Division I college basketball at Iowa State University and where he was an assistant coach for one year. Many Iowans will recall his days as the starting point guard for Iowa State University, where he was an All Big 8 performer his senior year. He also played in the CBA and a lot of years overseas. Coach Moore was an assistant coach with the Iowa Energy of the NBA D League for three seasons. Coach Moore has also coached High School and AAU.  He is entering his 5th year with All Iowa Attack. Coach Moore owns a skill development company out of Raleigh, North Carolina called “Elevate Basketball” that works with boys and girls ages 9 through college.  Coach Moore has trained over 70 young men and 50 young women playing college or professional basketball.  Coach Moore is a full time AIA member and enjoys being part of one of the best AAU programs in the country.

 

Vance Downs
HS Boys Coach

Coach Downs, the current head high school coach at Ames High School, joined the Attack staff in 2011 to coach our now 9th grade boys team. Coach Downs has coached some very good teams at Ames High, including having coached Doug McDermott and Harrison Barnes. It is great to have Vance be a part of the Attack coaching staff. Coach Downs was honored as the USA Today Coach of the Year in 2010. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the gym and has been a great mentor to other Attack coaches during his time with AIA.

 

Shion Thomas
HS Boys Coach

 

BJ Terrones
JH Boys Coach

B. J. is in his third year with the Attack program.  B. J. is currently the head boys basketball coach at Gilbert HS, his alma mater.  He has also coached junior high and high school basketball at Ames, South Hamilton, and Johnston.  B. J. obtained his coaching authorization in 1997 while attending the University of Iowa.  B. J. played basketball for the Hawkeyes from 1995-99 as a walk-on and was also a letter winner.  B. J. was a member of the Academic All-Big Ten Team in 1999.

B. J. was a four sport, 16 letter winner at Gilbert.  He was all-state in basketball and baseball and was a state champion in track.  He was part of teams that finished 2nd in state in basketball, 2nd in state in cross country, and 4th in state in track.  He was the Ames Tribune high school basketball player of the year in 1995.  B. J. and his wife Sari have three children: Tony, Abby, and Billy.

 

Jon Soubayi
JH Boys Coach

This is Jon’s first year coaching with Iowa Attack. He grew up participating in several sports including wrestling, football, and basketball. Basketball grew to be his greatest joy athletically and he decided to play at Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny. Before coming to AIA, Jon gained experience coaching for the Iowa Intensity AAU program. He enjoys coaching as it is a great opportunity to be a part of the game in a new way, teach young players about the game, and be a positive influence in young kids lives. Jon will be getting married in November to his soon to be wife which happened to be his college coach’s niece.

 

Brad Edwards
JH Boys Coach

This will be Brad’s first year with the Attack program. Brad has coached basketball on multiple levels as he has been a head high school coach for two different programs, and he has coached college basketball at three different schools to include: University of Central Oklahoma, Texas Christian University and Iowa Central Community College. Brad earned all-state honors as a player at Carroll High School, and he played his college basketball at Grandview Junior College and Wayne State College.

 

Jordan Burgason
JH Boys Coach

Jordan is in his second season with the Attack program. He played basketball at Ames High School from 2004-08 as well as All-Iowa Attack during the AAU season. Jordan went on to play at Lipscomb University in the Atlantic Sun Conference for four years. During his career at Lipscomb, Jordan set the school record for most 3 pointers in a season (96) and all time 3 pointers made (282). His senior year, he led the country (NCAA D1) in 3 point percentage (53%) and 3 pointers made per game (3.7). The highlight of Jordan’s college career was setting the record for most 3 pointers made in Hilton Coliseum his senior year vs ISU, (9). After college, Jordan went on to play two seasons professionally in Zadar, Croatia (KK Zadar) and Basel Switzerland (Basel Starwings).

When Coach Burgason stopped playing basketball there was a huge void in his life that needed to be filled. He spent his entire life playing the game and now has been blessed with the opportunity to not only help young kids learn the game but also challenge them to be even better tomorrow at whatever they do. This game has taught him many valuable lessons that apply to all aspects of life and is thrilled to be a voice in young kids lives.

Jordan now works within his families’ coffee roasting company, Burgie’s Coffee and Tea Co. Burgie’s sources green coffee from all over the world and roasts it fresh here in Ames, Iowa at our Roasting Facility.

Jordan has been married of three years (Emma) and will be expecting their first child, a daughter, at the end of November 2016.

 

Taylor Anderson
JH Boys Coach

Taylor Anderson went to Storm Lake High School where he competed in basketball, cross country, and tennis. He graduated from Iowa State with a B.S. in Software Engineering and is currently working at Workiva as a Software Engineer. He has coached youth basketball in Ames for three years and is beginning his first season with the Attack program. Taylor coaches basketball because of the framework it provides for developing relationships with kids and challenging them to become individuals with high character…and he loves the game!

 

David Foster
JH Boys Coach