Jason Slay enters his first season at TSU after serving as the Director of Basketball Operations for Georgia Southern University.
Prior to that, Slay was the top assistant coach at Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia, one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country. At Hargrave, Slay coached 10 players that signed national letters of intent to Division I programs. He also served as the team’s director of individual development and summer training.
The Tigers of Hargrave finished with a 38-8 record including the National Prep Showcase Elite 8 during the 2012-13 season.
Slay also spent four years from 2008-2012 at West Virginia State as the squad’s associate head coach and recruiting coordinator. During that time, the Yellow Jackets won two West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
As a player at West Virginia State, Slay was a four-time captain and two-year starter. Playing guard, he guided his team to the NCAA Division II Sweet 16 three times (2004, 2006 and 2007) and the Yellow Jackets won back-to-back WVIAC Tournament Championships in 2006 and 2007. He received his undergraduate degree in General Education in 2007.
Slay will coach guards and wing players at TSU while also assisting with day-to-day operations.