Jeff Hoffman has recently been named as an assistant men’s basketball coach at West Virginia Wesleyan.
Coach Hoffman comes to West Virginia Wesleyan after a long career of teaching and coaching. His most recent stop was at Garrett College, a JUCO in Maryland from 2017 to 2023. Previously he had spent 34 years teaching and coaching high school basketball in West Virginia.
Coach Hoffman brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Wesleyan basketball program. He received his undergraduate degree at Fairmont State College (University) and his master’s degree from WVU. He retired from teaching and coaching at both East Fairmont High School (13 years) and Morgantown High School (21 years), and during his time with the Mohigans, helped lead the program to one of its finest decades in the history of the school, culminating with a state championship. During his time as a JV coach, his teams had a record of 428-70. While at Garrett College he helped lead the Varsity Men’s program to a 76-35 record. In 2020 he helped Laker Basketball to its best finish ever with a trip to the national final four before losing in the final seconds in the semifinal game, culminating in a fourth-place national ranking. He helped develop all region players Zakeem Davis (2018), D’Monte Brown (2020) and All-American 2nd team, Cameron Selders (2020) and All-American first team, Malik Whitaker (2020).