Jai Steadman

Jai Steadman (born October 20, 1972)

Current position: Interim head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Maine Black Bears
Current conference: America East Conference
UTRGV record: 1-6 (.143)
Maine record: 1-3 (.250)
Overall record: 2-9 (.182)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Maine (interim HC)
2021-2022 Maine (asst)
2021 UTRGV (interim HC)
2014-2021 UTPA/UTRGV (asst)
2012-2013 Bellevue (asst)
2009-2012 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (asst)
2007-2009 Louisiana-Lafayette (asst)
2006-2007 Fort Worth Flyers (asst)
2005-2006 North Texas (asst)
2004-2005 McNeese State (asst)
2003-2004 Rander Cimbria
2002-2003 TCU (asst)
1999-2002 Tyler JC (asst)
1992-1997 Nebraska (admin asst)

Jai Steadman Facts

  • Jason Steadman
  • Born October 20, 1972
  • Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Alma Mater: University of Nebraska (BA, 1997)
  • The Lincoln-native was an administrative assistant for five seasons at Nebraska, coached by Danny Nee
  • Spent three seasons as an assistant at Tyler JC (TX) before joining Neil Dougherty‘s staff at TCU in 2002
    • Was the head coach of Rander Cimbria, a professional team in Denmark, for two seasons (2003 and 2004)
  • Returned to the States and had assistant coaching stints at McNeese State (under Tic Price), North Texas (under Johnny Jones), Louisiana-Lafayette (under Robert Lee) and with the Fort Worth Flyers and Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA D-League
  • After one season at NAIA Bellevue (NE), Steadman was hired by Dan Hipsher at UTPA in 2014 (UTPA merged with UT-Brownsville in 2015 to become UTRGV); worked as an assistant there for nearly five seasons – two under Hipsher and three under Lew Hill
  • Left UTRGV after the season and became an assistant under Richard Barron at Maine in the America East

Jai Steadman Coaching Tree

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