Jeff Jackson

Jeff Jackson (born May 1, 1961)

Teams coached: New Hampshire Wildcats, Furman Paladins
New Hampshire record: 21-60 (.259)
Furman record: 85-131 (.394)
Overall record: 106-191 (.357)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2011)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2006-2013 Furman
1999-2006 Vanderbilt (asst)
1996-1999 New Hampshire
1992-1996 Stanford (asst)
1989-1992 Colorado State (asst)
1986-1989 St. Bonaventure (asst)
1985-1986 USC (asst)
1983-1985 Cornell (asst)

Jeff Jackson Facts

  • Jeff Jackson
  • Born May 1, 1961
  • Hometown: New York City, New York
  • Alma Mater: Cornell University (BS, 1984)
  • The NYC-native started his coaching career at alma mater Cornell as an assistant coach under Tom Miller
  • Other early coaching jobs include stints as an assistant at USC (under Stan Morrison), St. Bonaventure (under Ron DeCarli), Colorado State (under Boyd Grant and Stew Morrill) and Stanford (under Mike Montgomery)
    • Part of three NCAA Tournaments and one regular season conference championship (the WAC in 1990)
  • Hired as the head coach at New Hampshire in 1996, going 21-60 overall in three years before his firing in 1999
  • Joined Kevin Stallings‘ staff at Vanderbilt in 1999 and worked with the Commodores program for the next seven seasons
    • Jackson was part of Vandy’s NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen run in 2004
  • Got another chance as a head coach in 2006, coaching the Furman Paladins for the next seven seasons
    • Went 85-131 overall, highlighted by a 22-10 record and CIT appearance in 2011
    • Resigned in 2013 and would go on to begin a new career working as a conference administrator
  • Became the Deputy Commissioner of the Big South in 2014 and later served as Executive Associate Commissioner of the Big 12
  • Along with his wife, Carolyn, has three children

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