Coach McGarity is a native to Texas. He has a passion for life, for kids and for basketball.

Coach McGarity began his college years playing at Temple College. He then transferred to California State San Bernardino (1996-1997) under Danny Aye. There he became more reliable as a scoring threat, averaging 22.1 PPG and 6.7 RPG. After a coaching change at Cal State, Jodie had to transfer to Huston-Tillotson University (1997-1998) under Terrance Littlefield, which is a NAIA school. Jodie was unanimously named Big State Conference MVP and recorded 25 double-doubles out of 27 games.

Since January of 2000, Jodie has also been heavily involved in coaching and training athletes, preparing them for life’s challenges. Jodie has coached at Del Valle ISD for four years, coached four AAU teams (girls & boys) and coached the junior varsity team and was the assistant varsity’s coach to Kacey Benson at Hyde Park High School. Jodie is currently the Varsity Coach for Austin Area based Homeschooled Basketball team, the Austin Royals.