Jason Shay

OFFICIAL: Heiar joins ETSU Basketball staff

Not a huge secret here – we’ve been talking about this for weeks now…it’s finally been made official. Here’s the official release from ETSU on the hiring of Greg Heiar as an assistant: East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay added another member to his coaching staff as he announced the hiring of

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Donley named DBO at ETSU

ETSU men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay added a familiar face to his coaching staff. Shay announced on Friday that Chad Donley has been named Director of Basketball Operations.  “I am ecstatic to be a part of Coach Shay’s staff,” said Donley, who was selected as one of the 50 Impactful JUCO coaches in the

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Battle joins ETSU Basketball Staff

East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced the hiring of Turner Battle as an assistant coach on Thursday. Battle comes to Johnson City with 13 years of coaching experience, which includes stints at Buffalo (2007-13), Chattanooga (2013-14) most-recently at UAB (2014-20), where he spent the last four years as an associate

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REPORT: Shay to be named head coach at ETSU

According to a report by Jon Rothstein, East Tennessee State will name Jason Shay as their new head basketball coach. He will replace his former boss Steve Forbes, who became the head coach at Wake Forest last week. Shay has been at ETSU since 2015, and has worked with Forbes at both Northwest Florida and

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East Tennessee State names and odds

The search at East Tennessee State to replace Steve Forbes is underway, and has been a pretty interesting one so far. Many thought assistant (and current interim head coach) Jason Shay would be promoted fairly quickly – that obviously hasn’t happened. I have heard that the president is actively involved in this one, and interviews

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