Jason Slay

Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
University of South Florida


2021 – Present: Assistant Coach, University of South Florida

2017 – 2021: Associate Head Coach (19-21)/Assistant Coach, Youngstown State University

2015 – 2017: Assistant Coach, Virginia Military Institute

2014 – 2015: Assistant Coach, East Tennessee State University

2013 – 2014: Assistant Coach, Tennessee State University

2013 – 2013: Director of Basketball Operations, Georgia Southern University

2012 – 2013: Assistant Coach, Hargrave Military Academy

2009 – 2012: Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, West Virginia State University

2003 – 2008: Player, West Virginia State University


2008: West Virginia State University, Bachelors, General Education


Hometown: Beckley, WV

Family: Brittany (Wife) & Kaylyn, Slay (Children)

Career Highlights

In 2020-21 and 2019-20, helped lead Youngstown State to consecutive winning seasons for the first time in eight seasons

In 2019-20, assisted Youngstown State to the most single-season wins (18) in six seasons and Horizon League wins (t-10) in program history, as well as the program’s first post-season berth in six seasons

In 2014-15, helped lead East Tennessee State to a 16-14 overall record

As a Division I Assistant Coach, has recruited and coached six all-conference team selections, as well as one Sixth Player of the Year

A four-year Team Captain at West Virginia State from 2003 to 2008, helped lead the program to one WVIAC Regular Season Championship, two WVIAC Championships, as well as four NCAA Tournament appearances (three Sweet 16 appearances)

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