Will Jones

Will Jones (born c. 1981)

Teams coached: North Carolina A&T Aggies
North Carolina A&T record: 37-35 (.514)
Overall record: 37-35 (.514)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • MEAC Regular Season Champion:  1  (2021)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2019-2022 North Carolina A&T
2018-2019 North Carolina A&T (assoc. HC)
2016-2018 North Carolina A&T (asst)
2015-2016 Florida A&M (asst)
2011-2014 Jacksonville (asst)
2009-2011 Charleston Southern (asst)
2007-2009 Northwest Florida State (asst)
2006-2007 South Carolina State (asst)
2005-2006 LeMoyne-Owen (asst)
2003-2005 Tennessee State (grad. asst)

Will Jones Facts

  • Will Jones
  • Born c. 1981
  • Hometown: Moncks Corner, South Carolina
  • Alma Mater: South Carolina State University (BA, 2003) / Tennessee State University (MA, 2005)
  • The SC-native attended South Carolina State, where he played basketball for head coach Cy Alexander
  • Started his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Tennessee State, following Alexander there in 2003
  • Spent one year as an assistant at D-II LeMoyne-Owen in Memphis before returning to his alma mater in 2006
  • Worked as an assistant for one season at SC State under Jamal Brown, then two years at Northwest Florida State
  • Returned to the D-I ranks in 2009, spending two seasons at Charleston Southern as an assistant under Barclay Radebaugh and then three seasons assisting Cliff Warren at Jacksonville
    • Also served as head coach at West Nassau County HS (FL) for one year and ran the Jacksonville Basketball Academy
  • Spent one year on Byron Samuels‘ staff at Florida A&M before linking up with Jay Joyner in 2016
    • Was an assistant for two years before Joyner promoted Jones to associate head coach in 2018
  • Joyner was suspended indefinitely in December 2019, with Jones tabbed as interim head coach
  • In June 2020, Joyner officially resigned and Jones was named the Aggies’ head coach moving forward
    • Jones led the Aggies to a MEAC South title in 2020-21 but the season was cut short in March by positive COVID-19 tests
    • In August 2022, the school parted ways with Jones; he finished his tenure with a 37-35 overall record

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