Jay John (born Might 29, 1958) is at current an assistant males’s basketball coach for the California Golden Bears on the College of California, Berkeley. He was the earlier males’s basketball head coach of the Oregon State Beavers at Oregon State College.
In his first season at Oregon State, John’s group earned its most conference victories in eight seasons, going 6–12 inside the Pac-10 (Sixth-T), Oregon State’s highest conference standing in 10 years. His group gained at USC and UCLA within the similar season for the first time in 15 years and captured basically essentially the most avenue victories in a single season in a decade.
In April 2002, John was launched as a result of the nineteenth head basketball coach in Oregon State’s storied historic previous.
The next season, John was employed as an assistant on the College of Arizona, beneath legendary coach Lute Olson (a 2002 Naismith Corridor of Fame inductee). In 4 seasons at Arizona, John helped the Wildcats to 4 NCAA Match appearances, along with the nationwide championship recreation in 2001. Whereas in Tucson, Arizona accomplished inside the prime 12 inside the nationwide rankings every season, six student-athletes had been chosen inside the NBA Draft, and on 9 occasions individuals had been chosen to the All-Pac-10 group. John has been credited with the occasion of the Wildcats’ power forwards and amenities all through his tenure. Lindy’s School Basketball Yearbook named him one among 5 assistant coaches to look at, and Hoop Scoop ranked him major in its prime 25 assistant coaches poll.
In 1997, John as soon as extra grew to change into an assistant coach on the College of Oregon. He remained with the Geese for one season.
John moved on as soon as extra to alter into an assistant to Barry Collier at Butler College. He was a member of the Bulldogs’ staff from 1989–97, and helped the group to a then-school report 23 wins his final yr. The 1997 group superior to the NCAA Match for the first time in 35 years.
After two seasons as the highest coach at Jamestown, John left to alter into an assistant coach on the College of San Francisco. He remained in San Francisco for one season.
John’s subsequent job was at Jamestown Group School in New York, as an assistant from 1983–85. He left Jamestown in 1985 to alter into an assistant coach with the College of Oregon, serving beneath head coach Don Monson. After one season with the Geese, John returned to Jamestown to alter into the highest coach for the 1986–87 and 1987–88 seasons. He led JCC to a two-year mark of 41–19 and to the Area 3 West Zone title recreation his first yr. John was named the conference’s Coach of the Yr.
John’s first educating place was as a basketball coach at his alma mater, Salpointe Catholic Excessive College in Tucson, Arizona. At Salpointe, John served as a result of the freshman head coach and a varsity assistant for 3 seasons from 1980–83. He moreover taught bodily science and biology there.
Born in Tucson, Arizona, John’s faculty basketball having fun with occupation was as a walk-on participant at Northern Arizona College. He moreover was a walk-on soccer participant at NAU as properly. He later transferred and is a 1981 graduate of the College of Arizona with a stage in biology. He continued his education at Butler, the place he earned a Grasp of Science diploma in 1994.