Jodi Page Joins Cal State Fullerton Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff

Jodi Page has joined Cal State Fullerton women’s basketball as an assistant coach heading into the 2019-20 season. She will be in charge of instructing the guards as well as helping with recruiting.

“Really happy to have found a quality coach and person like Jodi at this time of the year,” said head coach Jeff Harada. “I could see her passion for coaching during the interview process and everyone felt her positive energy during her interactions on campus. She has some big shoes to fill, but is a perfect fit with her experience at Eastern Washington and in Australia which will definitely benefit our program. We are more than excited to welcome her to the Titan family!”

Page brings more than 25 years of basketball experience as both a player and a coach to the Titans women’s basketball program.

Her most recent experience was as the assistant director of operations for Arizona State’s women’s basketball program. There, her responsibilities included recruiting, general administration, scouting, co-coordinating all aspects of team travel and organising training table and team meals.

Prior to ASU, she was at Eastern Washington University where she served as an assistant coach for three seasons. In her role at EWU, Page was in charge of instructing the guards in addition to preparing and presenting scouting reports and facilitating the program’s day-to-day operations. Among the players Page worked with at EWU was Delaney Hodgins, who went on to become the program’s all-time leading scorer. Hodgins, who earned first-team Big Sky All-Conference honors in 2018, went on to play professionally overseas. Also earning Big Sky All-Conference honors (third team) and was fellow guard Kapri Morrow, who was also coached by Page.

Page, who hails from Australia, has nearly 20 years of coaching experience in her native land that ranges from the U/12 to the Queensland (QDL) Senior Women’s levels. She spent 1997-2015 coaching various club and representative teams throughout the state. She was an assistant coach for the QLD U/16 State team from 2005-06, and became the head coach of the Sunshine Coast Primary School Girls in 2008.

Page helped guide Matthew Finders Anglican College QLD State School Championships in 2010 and 2012, and then became an assistant coach for her former club team, Maroochydore Clippers of the Queensland Basketball League (QBL) in 2012. Page started her final coaching assignment in Australia in 2012, where she served as head coach of Maroochydore’s U/18 team from 2012-14. She won the QLD 2nd Division State Championships with Maroochydore in 2014 and finished fourth in 1st Division in 2015.

Over her time as a coach in Australia, Page also organized and coached teams that traveled to the United States to play in AAU Tournaments and attend coaching camps. She has helped several players from Australia earn scholarships to colleges in America.

Page played collegiate basketball in the United States, attending San Jose State from 1987-1989. After college, Page played for the Maroochydore Clippers, a club team in the QBL, for 17 seasons until her retirement in 2009. Page still holds the QBL record for most career games played by a female for her club, with 324.

Page is the mother of two former NCAA Division I athletes. Her son, Jorden, played basketball for Saint Mary’s from 2009-13, and her daughter, Soraya, competed for Florida International from 2015-17.