Jessica Kern was named the head women's basketball coach at Tennessee State University on Wednsday, April 12.
What They Are Saying about Jessica Kern
“The main thing about her is that she’s a rising star in the women’s basketball coaching ranks. What she’s done with the programs that she’s been at and just all the coaching accolades, and the type of players that she’s produced in her career, it’s remarkable. She’s a very energetic, high IQ coach, and she’s an excellent mentor. She’s an excellent teacher. There’s no way she will be unsuccessful because she has all the tools to be successful.”
- Quintin Hillsman, Syracuse Women’s Basketball Head Coach
“I think Jessica is a fantastic coach. I’ve watched her grow over the last six or seven years from the time she was at Lincoln through her career. I think Tennessee State has gotten themselves a fantastic coach. She is knowledgeable and hardworking. She’s talented, but the most important thing about Jessica is that she’s passionate. Whether it’s popular or not to be passionate, she fights for her program and that translates into the success that you see on the court. Tennessee State has gotten themselves a winner.”
- Dr. Kristene Kelly, Keene State Director of Athletics and Recreation
“Jessica is a relentless worker, and she’s a rising star in women’s basketball.”
- Mike Davis, Texas Southern Men’s Basketball Head Coach