Coaching Staff


Josh Jackson
Advance Recruiter

Chad Mervis
Assistant Coach

Ken Porter
Assistant Coach

Ken Porter joined Polk State as an assistant coach in September 2016. His responsibilities include on-court coaching, recruiting, scouting, academic support, and managing equipment.

Porter came to Polk State following a stint with the Auburn Raptors AAU program in Auburn, Ala. His other coaching stops include: boys’ junior varsity head coach and assistant varsity coach at Opelika High School (Alabama) and head junior varsity and assistant varsity coach for the girls, teams at Liberty High School in Kissimmee, Fla.

Porter is a 2012 graduate of Auburn University, where he served as a student manager for the men's basketball team.

The Auburn, Ala., native is the son of Cussandra Porter-Rudolph, and he has a younger brother, Quay, who is a junior at Loachapoka High School in Alabama.