|College:||Cal State Northridge '93|
|Position:||Assistant Coach (8th season)|
Jason Levy is in his eighth season as a Titan assistant coach,
his fifth under the direction of Coach Bob Burton. He relied on his
wealth and breadth of basketball experience to hold the team
together between Donny Daniels' resignation and the June 6, 2003,
hiring of Burton.
The 39-year-old native of New York City has worked on the West
Coast, in the Midwest and on the East Coast in a variety of
coaching positions. In two of the past five summers he has
represented adidas at clinics in Beijing, China, where he worked
directly with the national and junior national teams. He also
worked with professional coaches there on drills and coaching
Levy coordinates the recruiting efforts for the Titans, as well
as working with the post players at practice, game preparation and
coordinating the scheduling. For his efforts, he was recognized by
Rivals100Hoops.com with a 2002 selection to the Top 20 of "Top
Assistants Not at a High-Major Program." He was one of only two
selected from west of the Rockies.
During Levy's tenure, the Titans have boasted back-to-back
first-team All-Big West Conference selections in Ralphy Holmes
(2003) and Pape Sow (2004) and had their first freshman of the year
(Bobby Brown) and consecutive multiple All-Big West selections
(Holmes & Yaphett King in '05; Bobby & Jamaal Brown in '06;
Bobby Brown and Scott Ctley in '07) in more than 20 years.
Prior to coming to Fullerton, Levy spent three seasons as an
assistant at the University of Portland of the West Coast
Conference. He had three prior years of experience in the Big West
Conference with two seasons (1994-95 and 1995-96) at Long Beach
State under Seth Greenberg and one (1996-97) at UC Irvine under Rod
Baker. The 49ers went to the NCAA Tournament in 1994.
At Portland, Levy coordinated recruiting efforts for the Pilots
while assisting in practice and game preparation. On the floor he
worked primarily with post players and assisted with the strength
and conditioning program.
Levy played high school ball for La Salle Academy in Manhattan
before venturing west and playing two seasons at Cuesta College in
San Luis Obispo. He transferred to Cal State Northridge, where he
graduated in 1993. He served one season (1993-94) as an assistant
to Rudy Washington at Drake in Des Moines, Iowa, before moving to
Long Beach State. He began his coaching career at the Double Pump
Camp at Cal State Dominguez Hills in 1992-93.
Levy has a son, Kyle, 4.