Sarah Jones was joined the Tennessee State University women’s basketball staff in October 2019.
Jones came to Tennessee State after spending five seasons at Loyola-Maryland. During her time with Loyola, she served in many capacities including offensive coordinator for two years and defensive coordinator from 2016-19. She also assisted with the skill development of post players.
Prior to her stint at Loyola, Jones spent the 2013-2014 season as an assistant coach at OVC member school Morehead State University where she was the team's offensive coordinator and position coach for guards and wing players. Jones also served as the Eagles' academic liaison, social media coordinator and Elite Camp director.
She got her start as a graduate assistant coach for Villanova in 2012.
Jones was a member of the Villanova University women's basketball program from 2007-2012 and served as team captain for the Wildcats in 2012 as they advanced to the Women's NIT. A three-time Big East All-Academic First Team honoree, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in human services from the Philadelphia-area school in 2011 and a Master of Science in secondary school counseling two years later.
Jones played on three Villanova teams that reached postseason play. The 2009 Harry Perretta-coached Wildcats earned a bid to the NCAA Tournament, while the 2008 and 2012 teams played in the WNIT.
She graduated from Villanova in 2011 with a bachelor of arts in Human Services before obtaining a master’s degree in secondary counseling in 2013.