Marlow added as Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Western Oregon

The Western Oregon women’s basketball program and first-year coach Jessica Peatross announced the hiring of assistant coach DJ Marlow.
Marlow starts his position immediately.
Marlow comes to Western Oregon after being the associate head coach and recruiting coordinator at Salem University. Marlow assisted the team to its most wins in 22 years by going 14-17. The team was led by its defense as it finished fifth in D-II in defensive field goal percentage (34.2 percent) and led the nation in defensive rebounds per game and was 12th in rebounds per game.
Prior to Salem, Marlow was an assistant coach at Warner University (NAIA) and head women’s JV coach (2021-22). As the assistant, Marlow recruited and developed two freshmen players that earned first-team all-conference honors in Chanelle McDonald and Jasmine Edwards. McDonald also earned conference freshman of the year. Marlow led the JV team to its first winning season and first championship in school history.
Prior to Warner University, Marlow spent two years as head girls basketball coach at Tenoroc High School (2019-2021). During his two years at Tenoroc, the girls team was the most improved team in the district. Marlow also led them to their first winning season in 10 years and was named 4A FACA Coach of the year.
Marlow has extensive experience developing players as lead instructor and coach for Agape Hoops in Missouri, as well as coaching several AAU teams over the years. Marlow also developed professional and NCAA D1/NCAA D2 players in the summer.
Marlow began his collegiate playing career at NJCAA DI Little Big Horn College in Montana where he averaged 18.5 points per game, as well as 4.5 assists and 3.0 steals. He was named Region 9 First team All-Conference and led the region in points and steals (finished second in the nation).
He also played and started at Misericordia University, where he had game highs of 26 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 steals. Later, Marlow was a walk-on at Delaware State University.  
In high school, he played basketball at Kathleen and Lakeland High School where he averaged 11 points, and was the team’s leading rebounder.  He was chosen to be on the Polk County All-Star team as well. Marlow is from Lakeland, Florida.

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