Get your head in the game!


Jack Bolton is known as Troy's father and the basketball coach of the Wildcats. He is hard on Troy and knows what he is capable of and what Troy needs to do to accomplish his goals. However, he is faced with a challenge when his son decides that he likes to sing. Jack sees this new hobby as a distraction for Troy and Troy’s hopes to get a basketball college scholarship.

However, during their championship game Troy and Gabriella Montez cause a diversion so they are able to go to their call backs for the musical. Coach Bolton comes in to see them singing together. He sees his son so passionate and comfortable on stage. He never expected to see this and has a new view on Gabriella and Troy’s singing. Jack sees that Troy is happy with Gabriella and realizes that Troy is very talented in something other than basketball.

Jack Bolton still wants to see Troy do really good things in basketball. Most of all, he wants to see his son go to his alma mater to play basketball. However, Troy chooses to go to a college where he can play basketball and perform. This is hard for Coach Bolton to accept, but he is able to be happy for Troy and support him in his decision. Jack is a man of respect and authority. Although respected in the neighborhood, the city and the town's people also respect him, simply by his personality but also because of his occupation as a police officer. Jack served for his country as a Navy Seal for six years; after his duties were fulfilled he joined the Albuquerque, New Mexico police force.

After graduating from U of A police foundations with honours, he married his high school sweetheart before being deployed. This allowed Lucille to complete Law school as she waited for her husband to finish his tour and return back to her in one piece. It wasn't easy for the couple to fall back into their love struck phase; after Jack returned he did indeed return as a changed man. He witnessed a whole different reality and paid more respect to the men who will continue, is continuing and is going fight for their country.

Physical Appearance


Personality and Traits

As a former member of the Navy, Jack can be described as stiff or wooden at home, often keeping his emotions in check. However, Jack is a fearless, resourceful, and loyal man. He would do anything for his family, which is frustrating since he can't usually figure out what exactly can be done for them. He can see that the only cure is to help him push himself, but can’t figure out how without compromising the family secrets.

Jack is a hero in the old school. He believes in helping people, and will not willingly harm others beyond what is absolutely necessary. He is also calm, collected, and polite, but occasionally he exhibits an intimidating and ferocious rage, and if sufficiently angered, he can be quite fearsome. He always tries to reason with his opponents and appeal to their better nature to avoid unnecessary violence, but if a villain could not be reasoned with and posed a threat to innocent lives, he tries to terminate them if their capture wasn't an option because he knows how many innocent lives could be lost if he allows them to live.

Like Troy, Jack is an people-focused individual. He lives in the world of people possibilities. More so than any other character, he has excellent people skills. He understands and cares about people, and has a special talent for bringing out the best in others. Jack's main interest in life is giving love, support, and good time to other people. He is focused on understanding, supporting, and encouraging others. He makes things happen for people, and gets his best personal satisfaction from this.

Jack is solely interested in his wife Lucille, but treats other women with respect.

Role in Series


Season One (12/12)

Season Two (12/12)



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