Dayton, Ohio- Sinclair Community College Athletic Director, Jeff Price is pleased to announce that Victoria Jones has accepted the position of Head Women's Basketball Coach. Coach Jones comes with a wealth of experience within women's college basketball, having been coaching for the last 14 years and serving this past season as the Interim Coach for the Tartan Pride.
After starting her coaching career at the high school level, she accepted the head coaching position at Cincinnati State. In just two short seasons with the Surge, she accumulated a 37-20 overall record (21-7 OCCAC) with consecutive runner-up finishes in the OCCAC before moving on to NCAA Division I Murray State. At Murray State, she we instrumental in helping them capture an Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) championship 2008-09.
Coach Jones once again moved up as she was appointed Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Assistant Athletic Director at NCAA Division III Eureka College. In her only season at Eureka, she led the Red Devils to a 17-9 record, a third-place SLIAC finish and a third consecutive league tournament appearance in 2013-14. Her overall record as a head coach is 110-52. She has coached and produced 20 All-Conference selections, 3 Player-of-the Years, one Freshmen-of-the-Year, 3 All-Newcomers, 2 All-Region players, one All-American, 3 All-America honor student-athletes, one whom was Number One in NCAA Division I. Coach Jones was selected as one of the WUBA All-Start Coach and coached one WUBA All-Star Player
Victoria Jones graduated from the University of Dayton as she played her final two seasons from 1999 to 2001 for the Flyers and still holds the school record for most made 3pointers without a miss in a game (6-6). She helped the Flyers to a WNIT appearance in 2001. She ranked nationally in NJCAA, second in 2pt fg% (65.9), fourth in 3pt fg% (43.7) and eighth in assists per game (6.6). Victoria held honors including honorable-mention All- American and a member of the All-Region team. After college, Jones played in the WBCBL Semi-Pro League in Dallas, Texas for one season. Before returning to UD, Coach Jones attended St. Catharine College in Kentucky for two years.
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