Jon Coffman

Jon Coffman (born July 28, 1973)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons
Current conference: Horizon League
Purdue Fort Wayne record: 179-142 (.558)
Overall record: 179-142 (.558)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2014-present IPFW/Fort Wayne/Purdue Fort Wayne
2011-2014 IPFW (asst)
2009-2011 Colgate (asst)
2001-2009 Stetson (asst)
2000-2001 College of Charleston (asst)
1997-2000 Emory and Henry (asst)

Jon Coffman Facts

  • Jonathan Glenn Coffman
  • Born July 28, 1973
  • Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Alma Mater: Washington and Lee University (BS, 1996)
  • Was a three-year starter at D-III Washington and Lee (VA), serving as captain during his senior year
    • Played for head coached Verne Canfield and Kevin Moore
  • Started coaching career in 1997 at D-III Emory and Henry, working under Bob Johnson, then moved up to D-I after three years to become an assistant under John Kresse at the College of Charleston
  • Worked under Derek Waugh at Stetson for eight seasons and under Emmett Davis at Colgate for two
    • Was a high school teammate of Waugh’s at the Marist School in Brookhaven, Georgia
  • Joined Tony Jasick‘s staff at Purdue Fort Wayne (formerly IPFW and Fort Wayne) as an assistant in 2011
  • Three years later was promoted to head coach of the Mastodons and has been at the helm ever since
    • Has six postseason berths through ten seasons: 4 CITs, 1 CBI and 1 NIT (in 2016 after sharing the Summit title)
    • In 2022, PFW earned a share of the Horizon League title for the first time after joining in 2020; Coffman was named Horizon COY

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