Shepherd University head men’s basketball coach Justin Namolik announced today that Jason Boardley has been named assistant men’s basketball coach. Boardley comes to Shepherd from Mount St. Mary’s University where he was the graduate assistant for the men’s basketball team for the 2018-19 season.
At Mount St. Mary’s he assisted coaches in practice, as well as individual and group workouts. He also analyzed opponent’s film and developed scouting reports based on their tendencies. In addition, Jason worked directly with the Director of Operations, Mike Wolf, in the planning and organization of camps and recruit visits. While at The Mount, he earned his master’s degree in Sports Management.
Prior to Mount St. Mary’s, Jason worked as the assistant coach at Frederick Community College under Emonte Hill for the 2017-18 season. While there, the Cougars achieved a record of 22-6 and finished with a #14 ranking in the National JUCO Poll. He worked closely with the guards and wings during the year while also leading the weight and conditioning program. During the year, he oversaw the recruitment for the class of 2019 by maintaining their recruiting database. In addition, he maximized exposure and recruitment of the 2017-18 sophomores with all six upperclassmen continuing their basketball career at 4-year schools.
Boardley attended High Point University in High Point, North Carolina. While there, he interned at Wesleyan Christian Academy for the boys’ basketball team under Keith Gatlin. During his time there, he assisted with workouts and practice. Throughout his summers in college, Jason worked at many basketball camps around the DMV area where he was able to network with college coaches. Some of those camps were: John Thompson Basketball School, Mike Brennan Basketball Camp, Towson Basketball Camp, Mike Rhoades Basketball Camp, and Hoop Group Camps. He graduated cum laude from High Point in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in coaching.
Jason is from Silver Spring, Maryland and graduated from Springbrook High School, where he played on the basketball team for four years.