Jamie Shadian joined the staff at Tennessee State University as an assistant women’s basketball coach in June 2009. In addition to serving as the academic liaison, Shadian will also coordinate team travel and assist with recruiting, camps, and perimeter development.
Shadian comes to Tennessee State after serving as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Northwood University. While at Northwood, Shadian served at the recruiting coordinator, post coach and head strength and conditioning coach.
Prior to her stint at Northwood University, Shadian served as a Compliance Operations Assistant at the University of Texas where she handled eligibility, academic and recruiting related issues.
Shadian worked as a radio broadcaster for her alma mater, the University of San Francisco for two years as the color commentator. She also spent three years working as the leadership management director for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, where she managed a political outreach and fundraising campaign in Silicon Valley and briefed organizations on recent developments in the Middle East and on Capitol Hill.
As a collegiate standout, Shadian led the Dons to three West Coast Conference Tournament titles and NCAA berths, including a trip to the Sweet 16 in 1996. She continues to hold records for career assists and minutes played, and was inducted into the USF Hall of Fame in February, 2008. After finishing her career at USF, she played professionally in Israel for four years.
In summer 2009, Shadian served as an assistant coach to the U.S. Maccabi girls basketball team that competed in the Maccabiah Games in Israel.
Shadian graduated from USF with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis in Sports Administration and a minor in Coaching. She also holds a Juris Doctorate from Concord Law School.