Jayson Gee

Jayson Gee (born December 13, 1965)

Current position: Associate head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Western Carolina Catamounts (Head coach: Justin Gray)
Current conference: Southern Conference (SoCon)
Teams coached: Charleston (WV) Golden Eagles, Longwood Lancers
Charleston (WV) record^: 159-55 (.743)
Longwood record: 42-120 (.259)
Overall record^: 201-175 (.535)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • WVIAC (Div II) Regular Season Champion: (2000, 2001)
  • WVIAC (Div II) Tournament Champion: (1999, 2001)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  4  (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-present Western Carolina (assoc. HC)
2019-2021 Cincinnati (asst)
2018-2019 Winthrop (assoc. HC)
2013-2018 Longwood
2006-2013 Cleveland State (assoc. HC)
2004-2006 St. Bonaventure (assoc. HC)
2003-2004 St. Bonaventure (asst)
1996-2003 Charleston (WV)
1995-1996 Ohio (assoc. HC)
1993-1995 Ohio (asst)
1989-1993 Youngstown State (asst)

Jayson Gee Facts

  • Jayson T. Gee
  • Born December 13, 1965
  • Hometown: Springfield, Ohio
  • Alma Mater: University of Charleston (BS, 1988) / Ohio University (MS, 2001)
  • Graduated from Springfield South HS (OH) and then played for head coach Todd Landrum at Charleston (WV), where he was a two-time captain and was later inducted into the Charleston Athletics HOF (class of 2003)
  • Started out his coaching career at Youngstown State, spending four years as an assistant under John Stroia
  • Followed that with a three-year stint on Larry Hunter‘s staff at Ohio, including one year as associate head coach
  • Returned to his alma mater in 1996 to be the head coach; led the Golden Eagles for seven seasons and went 159-55 overall
    • Won two WVIAC titles and reached the D-II NCAA Tournament in four-straight seasons (1999-2002)
  • Moved back up the D-I ranks in 2003, becoming an assistant under Anthony Solomon at St. Bonaventure; elevated to associate head coach in 2004
  • Spent seven years as Gary Waters‘ associate head coach at Cleveland State, a tenure that included three NITs and one NCAA Tournament (2009)
  • Hired in 2013 to be the head coach at Longwood, a position he held for five seasons
    • Was unable to find success with the program, finishing with an overall record of 42-120; was fired in March 2018 following a 7-26 campaign
  • Spent one year working at Winthrop under Pat Kelsey  and then two at Cincinnati under John Brannen, with whom he worked at St. Bonaventure
  • Joined the staff of new Western Carolina head coach Justin Gray in 2021 as his associate head coach

Jayson Gee Coaching Tree

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^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division II levels