Joseph Jones

Joseph Jones (born March 21, 1986)

Current position: Assistant men’s basketball coach
Current team: UTSA Roadrunners (Head coach: Austin Claunch)
Current conference: American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)
Teams coached: Tarleton State Texans
Tarleton State record: 23-8 (.742)
Overall record: 23-8 (.742)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2024)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present UTSA (asst)
2023-2024 Tarleton State (acting HC)
2021-2023 Tarleton State (asst)

Joseph Jones Facts

  • Joseph Costello Reshawn Jones
  • Born March 21, 1986
  • Hometown: Normangee, Texas
  • Alma Mater: Texas A&M University (BA, 2008)
  • Graduated from Normangee HS (TX) and played four seasons at Texas A&M for head coaches Billy Gillispie and Mark Turgeon
    • The Aggies were 95-37 during his playing career, going to three NCAA Tournaments (with one Sweet Sixteen) and one NIT
  • Spent 12 years playing professionally, with stints in Turkey, France, Israel, Spain, Iran, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic
  • After retiring in 2020, Jones re-connected with his former A&M coach Billy Gillispie and joined his staff at Tarleton State mid-season in January 2021
    • Elevated to acting head coach in November 2023 when Gillispie stepped away for medical reasons
    • Led the Texans to a 23-8 record through the rest of the season, was named 2024 WAC COY and reached the CIT semifinals
  • Following that season, Gillispie was retained and Jones left to join Austin Claunch‘s staff at UTSA in the AAC

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