York College interim director of athletics Chris Monasch announced Wednesday the appointment of Jason Marshall to lead the women’s basketball program as head coach.
“We are excited to welcome Jason Marshall to York College as our new women’s basketball coach. Coach Marshall has had numerous experiences at schools with various characteristics that will serve him well. Jason is the right person to recruit and develop the women in our program so that they will succeed both on the court and in the classroom.” – said Monasch
Since 2008, Marshall has 14 years of progressive women’s basketball coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level as assistant coach at Army West Point, Binghamton University, Central Connecticut State University, and Saint Peter’s University.
“I am blessed to have an opportunity to reach a lifelong dream and to do it at one of the best universities in CUNY. York has a reputation of having an amazing campus community and competes at a high level of Division III athletics. I am excited to join the Cardinals family and to start this journey.” -expressed Marshall
In his tenure as a Division I assistant coach, Marshall has contributed to the development of Division I student-athletes that accounted for 12 All-Conference selections, eight All-Rookie Team distinctions, four All-Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) Team honorees, and a trio of Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year award winners, along with one Conference Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year.
“I want our program to be known for playing with a tremendous amount of toughness, and to be the best conditioned, hardest working team in the CUNYAC. I am looking to recruit high character student-athletes that value education, want to compete at a high level, and are unapologetic about their desire to win!” – added Marshall
During the 2022-23 season, Marshall was an assistant at Saint Peter’s, where the Peacocks garnered two Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) All-Academic Team selections in addition to a pair of MAAC All-Rookie Team honorees.
As a proud graduate of Ramapo College, Marshall returned to his alma mater for the 2021-22 campaign to serve as assistant men’s basketball coach as the Roadrunners developed the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Rookie of the Year, NJAC All-Conference Honorable Mention and ECAC Rookie of the Year.
From 2014-21, Marshall served as assistant coach at Central Connecticut State, primarily working with the team’s perimeter players while developing individualized basketball programs tailored to each player’s skill to help them improve over time. Marshall assisted in all aspects of game and practice preparation. He produced detailed scouting reports on opponents including film breakdown, developed and executed drills based on teams’ offensive and defensive schemes, and created offensive and defensive plays. Marshall led recruiting efforts in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Canada, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Texas. In the recruiting realm, Marshall also cultivated and built relationships with high school/AAU programs in his designated areas. In his seven seasons with the Blue Devils, Marshall directly contributed to the growth of five All-Northeast Conference (NEC) selections, two members of the All-NEC Rookie Team and one NEC Most Improved distinction. With Marshall on the sidelines, CCSU made a trip to the Postseason WNIT for the second in program history for CCSU after winning the regular season 2014-15 NEC Championship for the first time in school history. The Blue Devils also earned a spot in the NEC Tournament four times, including twice advancing to the semifinal round. In 2019, CCSU was recognized with the NCAA Public Recognition Award for Academic Progress Rate (APR).
In 2013-14, Marshall was an assistant coach at Binghamton, where he coached the perimeter players and developed offensive schemes. Off the court, he was the contact person for scheduling and recruiting in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.
After graduating from Ramapo in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration-management, Marshall immediately jumped into collegiate coaching, starting at Army in 2008. He spent five seasons (2008-13) on the sidelines at West Point, where he helped eight student-athletes earn end of the year honors from the Patriot League. On a national level, Army also garnered a Lowes Senior Class Award Finalist and a First-Team Academic All-America. While at Army, the Black Knights advanced to five Patriot League Tournaments and made an appearance in the 2013 Postseason WNIT. Marshall’s off the court responsibilities at Army included coordinating team travel and overseeing film exchange. During his time at West Point, Marshall was also the director of the United States Military Academy Girls Basketball Camp. The Black Knights also earned the NCAA Public Recognition Award for APR score in 2009 and 2010.
Marshall, a New Jersey native, graduated from Hackensack High School in 2004. He then attended Ramapo, where he was a four-year member of the men’s basketball team from 2004-08 during his 71-game playing career. Marshall’s NCAA Division III student-athlete experience includes leading the Roadrunners as a two-year team captain (2006-08) as he contributed to a pair of NJAC Championships (2005, 2007) and two NCAA Division III National Tournament appearances (Sweet 16 in 2005, Second-Round in 2007). During his junior season, Marshall was also recognized with his team’s Most Improved Player Award.
In addition to attending the 2021 NCAA Leadership Academy, Marshall is also a member of the Women’s Basketball Coaching Association (WBCA), Black Coaches and Administrators (BCA), and New York Basketball Coaches Association (BCANY).
No stranger to the family business, Jason’s father, Eugene Marshall Jr., who previously led as the director of athletics and head women’s basketball coach at Ramapo College (1998-2004) and College of Staten Island (1996-98), is currently serving Binghamton University as director of athletics.D3