ALLIANCE, Ohio—The University of Mount Union has announced that Brody Jackson has joined the men's basketball staff as an assistant coach under second-year head coach Mike Fuline for the 2012-13 season.
Jackson spent the last three years as a head coach at Middlesex (2011-12) and Rappahannock (2009-11) high schools in Virginia. He guided Middlesex to the Tidewater district championship this past winter.
He was a three-year starter at Bethany (W. Va.) College, leading the Bison to three Presidents' Athletic Conference titles and NCAA Division III Tournament appearances. Jackson ranks among the top ten in career assists, three-point field goals, and free throw percentage in school history. As a senior, he was named PAC Player of the Year and earned D3Hoops.com First Team All-Great Lakes Region honors.
His coaching career began during the 2008-09 season as a volunteer assistant coach at Akron Manchester, the high school alma mater of both Jackson and Fuline. Jackson, who is the school's all-time assist leader, was an all-state selection in both basketball and football for the Panthers.
Jackson earned a bachelor's degree in special education from Bethany.
Mount Union—Brody Jackson named assistant men's basketball coach