Tony Jasick

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Tony Jasick
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Jasick in 2016 at Clune Arena.
Biographical details
Born (1978-04-17) April 17, 1978 (age 42)
Whitehall, Michigan
Alma mater Mars Hill
Lincoln Memorial
Playing career
1996–1998 Muskegon CC
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2002–2003 North Alabama (volunteer asst.)
2003–2004 Newberry (assistant)
2004–2005 Middle Tennessee (assistant)
2005–2011 IPFW (assistant)
2011–2014IPFW
2014–2021 Jacksonville
Head coaching record
Overall146–170 (.462)
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
Hugh Durham Award (2014)

Anthony Michael Jasick (born April 17, 1978) is the former men's basketball head coach at Jacksonville. He was previously the head coach at IPFW. He was the third head coach at the NCAA Division I level for the Mastodons.

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Early life and education

Born and raised in Whitehall, Michigan, Jasick graduated from Whitehall High School in 1996. Jasick played point guard at Whitehall. [1] After high school, Jasick attended Muskegon Community College and also played basketball there before transferring to Mars Hill College, where he graduated with a B.S. in biology education in 2000. Jasick later completed a master's in education in 2002 at Lincoln Memorial University. [2] [1]

Coaching career

Jasick began his coaching career in 2002 at the Division II level as a volunteer assistant at North Alabama. In 2003, Jasick became an assistant at Newberry College before getting his first Division I job as an assistant at Middle Tennessee under Kermit Davis in 2004–05. [2]

From 2005 to 2011, Jasick was an assistant at IPFW as the school moved from independence to the Summit League in the 2007–08 season. [3] On April 20, 2011, IPFW promoted Jasick to head coach. [4] Originally signed to a five-year contract in 2011, Jasick got an extension through the 2017–18 season on October 10, 2013 following a 16-win season in 2012–13, the program's most wins in 20 seasons. [5] Two months later, IPFW got its first ranking in the Collegeinsider.com Mid-Major Top 25. [6] On January 2, 2014, IPFW beat Bowling Green on the road 65–60 for the program's first road win over a MAC opponent. [7] IPFW finished the season 25–11 and made the second round of the 2014 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. [8]

On April 9, 2014, Jacksonville University hired Jasick as head coach. [2] Jacksonville improved from 10–22 in Jasick's first season in 2014–15 to 16–16 in 2015–16. [9] Jasick was fired on March 8, 2021. [10]

Head coaching record

Statistics overview
SeasonCoachOverallConferenceStandingPostseason
IPFW Mastodons (Summit League)(2011–2014)
2011–12 IPFW11–195–138th
2012–13 IPFW 16–177–95th
2013–14 IPFW 25–1110–4T–2nd CIT Second Round
IPFW:52–47 (.525)22–26 (.458)
Jacksonville Dolphins (Atlantic Sun Conference)(2014–2021)
2014–15 Jacksonville 10–224–10T–6th
2015–16 Jacksonville 16–168–6T–2nd
2016–17 Jacksonville 17–165–96th CIT First Round
2017–18 Jacksonville 15–188–63rd
2018–19 Jacksonville 12–205–117th
2019–20 Jacksonville 14–187–9T–6th
2020–21 Jacksonville 11–135–98th
Jacksonville:95–123 (.433)42–60 (.412)
Total:147–170 (.464)

      National champion        Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion        Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion      Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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