Jay Ladner

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Jay Ladner
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamSouthern Miss
ConferenceCUSA
Record0-0
Biographical details
Born (1965-12-08) December 8, 1965 (age 53)
Playing career
1984–1988Southern Miss
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1992–2011St. Stanislaus HS
2011–2012Oak Grove HS
2012–2014Jones County JC
2014–2019Southeastern Louisiana
2019–presentSouthern Miss
Head coaching record
Overall76–88 (college)
Tournaments0–1 (NIT)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Southland regular season (2018)

Jay Ladner (born December 8, 1965) is an American basketball coach. He is head men's basketball coach of the Southern Miss Golden Eagles men's basketball team.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Ladner played college basketball at Southern Miss where he was part of the Golden Eagles' 1987 NIT Championship team.[2][3]

Coaching career[edit]

In 1992, Ladner began coaching in the high school ranks, first at St. Stanislaus HS, where he guided the team to 10 state tournament appearances from 1992–2011 before moving on to his high school alma mater Oak Grove HS. His overall high school coaching record was 511–189[2] Ladner would move into the junior college ranks as the head coach at Jones County Junior College where in 2014 he led the Bobcats to the NJCAA Division I National Championship becoming the lowest seed to ever win the national championship.[4]

In 2014, Ladner was named the head coach at Southeastern Louisiana where he guided the team to a 76–88 record and a Southland Conference regular season title and the program's first NIT appearance in 2018. On April 18, 2019 Ladner was named the head men's basketball coach at his alma mater, Southern Miss, replacing Doc Sadler.[5][6]

Head coaching record[edit]

NJCAA[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Jones County JC (MACJC) (2012–2014)
2012–13 Jones County JC 17–8 N/A
2013–14 Jones County JC 28–5 N/A NJCAA Division I Champion
Jones County JC: 45–13 (.776)
Total: 45–13 (.776)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

NCAA DI[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Southeastern Louisiana Lions (Southland) (2014–2019)
2014–15 Southeastern Louisiana 9–23 6–12 T–10th
2015–16 Southeastern Louisiana 12–21 9–9 6th
2016–17 Southeastern Louisiana 16–16 9–9 7th
2017–18 Southeastern Louisiana 22–12 15–3 T–1st NIT First Round
2018–19 Southeastern Louisiana 17–16 12–6 T–3rd
Southeastern Louisiana: 76–88 (.463) 51–39 (.567)
Southern Miss Golden Eagles (Conference USA) (2019–present)
2019–20 Southern Miss 0–0 0–0
Southern Miss: 0–0 (–) 0–0 (–)
Total: 76–88 (.463)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jay Ladner - Men's Basketball Coach". Southern Miss.
  2. ^ a b "Jay Ladner - Men's Basketball Coach". Southeastern Louisiana University Athletics.
  3. ^ "Jay Ladner College Stats". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com.
  4. ^ ""Year of the Cat!" - JCJC enjoys banner sports year". Jones County Junior College Athletics.
  5. ^ "Jay Ladner Named Southern Miss Head Men's Basketball Coach". Southern Miss.
  6. ^ By. "Southern Miss hires one of its own to take over basketball program". sunherald.

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