Interim Head Coach Chris Casey has announced the addition of Mike Jarvis II to the Fairfield Men’s Basketball staff. Currently an Associate Director of Athletic Development at Fairfield, Jarvis joins the staff for the remainder of the 2023-24 season.
“Mike Jarvis II has a wealth of experience from several of the premier major and mid-major programs in the country. Having already been a part of our team for several years in his current role with Advancement, he will be a great asset to have on staff for the remainder of the MAAC schedule,” said Casey. “Thank you to Wally Halas, Brett Burchette and the University Advancement team for allowing Mike to take on this role. Their commitment to our program has always been exceptional, and this is another example of their willingness to go the extra mile to support the young men on our team.”
Jarvis has been a part of eight NCAA Tournament appearances in his career, which includes tenures at George Washington University, Drexel University, Florida Atlantic University, St. John’s University and Duke University. His eight NCAA postseason trips include four Sweet Sixteen appearances. He owns three conference championship rings and was a member of the coaching staff for St. John’s Elite Eight run in 1999 and NIT Championship in 2003. Jarvis has served as an assistant for a host of respected coaching veterans including his father Mike Jarvis, Bill Herrion, and legendary Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski.
Before coming to Fairfield, Jarvis was head boys’ basketball coach at Green Farms Academy in Westport. He is a graduate of Boston University, where he earned a degree in Communication in 1992. Jarvis was a two-year starter at BU, helping the Terriers to the North Atlantic Conference (now America East) Tournament championship and a berth in the NCAA Tournament in 1990.
“I’m looking forward to getting in the gym and working with Coach Casey, his staff and the team,” Jarvis said. “The student-athletes in this program are outstanding young men and talented, dedicated basketball players, and I am excited to help them reach their potential as individuals and as a team this season.”
Fairfield Men’s Basketball is 10-7 overall and 4-2 in the MAAC following Monday’s 88-63 win at Canisius. The Stags return to action at Leo D. Mahoney Arena this Friday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. to host league-leading Saint Peter’s.