Jonathan Mattox

Jonathan Mattox (born April 27, 1989)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Morehead State Eagles
Current conference: Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)
Morehead State record: 0-0 (.000)
Overall record: 0-0 (.000)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present Morehead State
2022-2024 Murray State (asst)
2021-2022 Morehead State (assoc. HC)
2015-2021 Morehead State (asst)
2013-2015 Morehead State (grad. asst)
2011-2013 Emmanuel (asst)

Jonathan Mattox Facts

  • Jonathan Matthew Mattox
  • Born April 27, 1989
  • Hometown: Watkinsville, Georgia
  • Alma Mater: Emmanuel University (BA, 2011) / Concordia University (MA, 2013)
  • Graduated from Oconee County HS (GA) and started his collegiate career playing for head coach Jason Taylor at D-II Anderson (SC)
    • Transferred back home to Georgia to finish his career at NAIA Emmanuel, where he helped his team win the 2011 SSAC Tournament
  • Started his coaching career at his alma mater, spending two seasons there as an assistant coach
  • First arrived at Morehead State in 2013 as a graduate assistant under head coach Sean Woods; became an interim head coach in December 2015 under interim head coach Preston Spradlin and both had their “interim” tags removed the following offseason
    • Spent a total of nine years on staff at Morehead, mostly under Spradlin, and worked his way up to associate head coach in 2021
    • Part of the 2020-21 Eagles’ team that reached the NCAA Tournament after winning an Ohio Valley Tournament title
  • Left in 2022 to become an assistant coach under Steve Prohm at Murray State, a new member of the Missouri Valley
  • Returned to Morehead State in April 2024 when he was hired as the Eagles’ next head coach

Jonathan Mattox Coaching Tree

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