Stockton University named Richard Ziegler assistant women’s basketball coach for the 2018-19 season. Ziegler is the first addition to the staff for new Stockton head coach Devin Jefferson, who took over the Osprey women’s basketball program in July. Ziegler brings experience at both the NCAA Division I and Division III levels.
Ziegler, a 2014 graduate of the University of New Haven, has been an assistant coach for three seasons, one year apiece at three different schools. He was a volunteer assistant at Western Michigan University during the 2014-15 season in which the Mustangs went 20-13.
The Wildwood Crest, NJ native then served as a graduate assistant at Michigan State, helping the Spartans to a 25-9 record in 2015-16, with a 13-5 mark in the Big 10 Conference. Ziegler spent last season as an assistant coach at Norwich University in Vermont.
Ziegler possesses a bachelor’s degree in Management of Sports Industries from the University of New Haven and is working toward his master’s degree in Kinesiology from Michigan State.
He returns to his home state to join Jefferson, who is in her first year as a college head coach after stints as associate head coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University and assistant coach at the University of Vermont and Bloomfield College.
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