NSU’s associate coach is one to watch
3/30/2023, 6 p.m.
Jasmine Young is building an impressive résumé as an up- and-coming women’s basketball coach.
The Richmonder served as the associate head coach this past season for MEAC champion Norfolk State. The Spartans finished 26-7 with a loss to top seed South Carolina in the NCAA tournament.
This was Coach Young’s third season at Norfolk State and second as the associate head coach under Larry Vickers.
Before going to Norfolk, Young served as an assistant coach at Virginia Union under Coach AnnMarie Gilbert. In Coach Young’s final two seasons at VUU, the Panthers were 56-8 and went to the NCAA Division II finals in 2017.
As a player, Coach Young was a brilliant guard at Monacan High School in Chesterfield County and at East Carolina State University. She went on to play professionally in Puerto Rico, Poland and Germany.