Coach Lanham is a Venice High alumnus and is in his 21st season of coaching at VHS. He graduated from Anderson University in 2003, and received his Master's in Educational Leadership in 2006. He currently teaches Physical Education at VHS.
Coach Lanham has over 21 years of coaching experience at the collegiate and high school level. He also coaches for Venetian Bay Volleyball club. Jay and his wife Marla are the proud parents of three awesome children: Maylee, Jayda and Ty and proud grandparents of Parklyn.