Boys Varsity Basketball
About the Varsity Coaches
Boys JV Basketball
About the JV Coaches
Jud Dieffenbach returned to Burroughs in the fall of 2011. He currently teaches Debate and Physical Education in addition to coaching V Football, JV Boys’Basketball and Girls V Lacrosse. Before returning to JBS, Dieffenbach was a teacher and coach at Mary Institute-Country Day School for six years. Dieffenbach earned his bachelor’s degree in public policy from Indiana University and his master’s degree in History from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis.
Carrie Chapman joined the Burroughs PE/Athletics staff in 2009 and coaches JV field hockey, boys JVR basketball and JV girls lacrosse. As a student/athlete, Carrie played field hockey, basketball, soccer, track and lacrosse at Burroughs. At the University of Virginia, where she graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce, Carrie played four years of field hockey and earned Atlantic Coast Conference 50th Anniversary Team Honors (named one of the top 50 field hockey players in the history of the ACC), and is second in career assists in UVA field hockey history. Prior to returning to Burroughs, Carrie worked as an investment banker for Ernst & Young and also coached field hockey at Charlotte Country Day School.
Boys C Basketball
About the "C" Coaches
Jeff Dee joined the Burroughs faculty in 2008. He teaches English, tutors in the Academic Support Department and coaches basketball and baseball. Prior to coming to Burroughs, Dee taught English and coached baseball, track and cross country for 30 years in the Parkway School District. He served as chair of the English Department for his last four years at Parkway West. Dee holds a bachelor's degree in English from Carleton College and a master's in English literature from Washington University.
Ben Hjelle joined the Burroughs PE/Athletics faculty in 2014. He is the head coach for boys lacrosse and boys C team soccer and is assistant coach for boys C basketball. Hjelle also teaches 7/8 PE and advises the THIMUN program. He previously taught history and coached lacrosse at Edgewater HS (Florida), and has also coached at Clayton HS and the York School (California). Hjelle has a bachelor's degree in history and political science from the University of Wisconsin and a master's in international policy from the Middlebury Institute. He runs a consulting firm in the life sciences industry.