Ernest Jones is a Graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology. Originally from Palm Beach, Florida, Mr. Jones has spent the last 6 years in Orlando working for the State of Florida in areas of child care and protection.

Jones has been in the minor league professional basketball circuit for over 7 years, playing in the USBL, ABA, WBA, and the PBL. As Director of Basketball Operations, Jones will be responsible for everything related to the operations of the Florida Flight, including but not limited to: game and practice scheduling, player development and selection, basketball camps and mini-clinics, etc.

“This will be a life changing organization! I have known Mark for several years now, dating back to our time with the Orlando Aces of the American Basketball Association (ABA)," said Jones. "We share a common vision, and our Christian lifestyles are one and the same. I’m excited to be a foundational piece of the Flight - a team that will help others and change the way minor league basketball is operated.”

Ernest Jones - Director of Basketball Operations