Jim Jabir

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Siena College

Experience

2021 – Present: Head Coach, Siena College

2017 – 2021: Head Coach, Florida Atlantic University

2003 – 2016: Head Coach, University of Dayton

2002 – 2003: Assistant Coach, University of Colorado

1996 – 2002: Head Coach, Providence College

1990 – 1996: Head Coach, Marquette University

1987 – 1990: Head Coach, Siena College

1986 – 1987: Head Coach, SUNY Buffalo State

1985 – 1986: Assistant Coach, SUNY Buffalo State

1984 – 1985: Assistant Coach, Nazareth College

Education

1986: SUNY Buffalo State, Masters, Student Personnel Administration

1984: Nazareth College, Bachelors, English

Personal

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Family: Angie (Wife) & Jude, Lauren, Shane, Jackson (Children)

Career Highlights

Career Division I Wins
510

Career Wins
524

20+ Win Seasons (10)
2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12, 2010-11, 2009-10, 2008-09, 2007-08, 1993-94, 1992-93

Winning Seasons (18)
2020-21, 2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12, 2010-11, 2009-10, 2008-09, 2007-08, 2005-06, 1994-95, 1993-94, 1992-93, 1991-92, 1989-90, 1988-89, 1987-88, 1986-87

Power Five Wins (9)
ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC
*since 2013-14

Conference Coach of the Year (4)
2012-13, 2007-08 Atlantic 10 & #, 1992-93 Great Midwest

Conference Regular Season Championships (3)
2013-14, 2012-13 Atlantic 10 & 1992-93 Great Midwest

Conference Tournament Championships (2)
2011-12 Atlantic 10 & 1994-95 Great Midwest

NCAA Tournament Berths (9)
2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12, 2010-11, 2009-10, 1994-95, 1993-94, 1986-87

WNIT Berths (4)
2015-16, 2008-09, 2007-08, 1992-93

Final Top 25 Poll Rankings (1)
2012-13

In 2021-22 (first season), led Siena to the program’s first .500 MAAC record (10-10) in four seasons

From 2017 to 2021, led Florida Atlantic to 42 overall and 24 Conference USA wins, rebuilding a program that had only won four overall and zero conference games the season prior to his arrival

In 2020-21, led FAU to the most Conference USA wins (8) and first Conference USA Tourmament win in program history, as well as the program’s first .500 season (7-7) in seven seasons

In 2017-18 (first season), led FAU to an increase of nine overall (13) and seven Conference USA (7) wins from the season prior

The all-time winningest coach in Dayton history with a 252-155 (.619) overall and 120-74 (.619) Atlantic 10 record, including eight 21+ win seasons

From 2003 to 2016, led Dayton to two Atlantic 10 Regular Season Championships (first in program history), one Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship (first in program history), and nine post-season berths (six NCAA Tournaments, including the 2014-15 Elite 8)

From 1990 to 1996, led Marquette to two 22+ win seasons, one Great Midwest Regular Season Championship, one Great Midwest Conference Tournament Championship, and three post-season berths (two NCAA Tournaments) (all firsts in program history)

As a Division I Head Coach, has recruited and coached 59 all-conference team selections, including five Newcomer/Rookies of the Year and three WNBA draft picks

News & Media

Head Coach Record