Jade Singleton recently completed her first season as an assistant coach along the Delaware sidelines in 2015-16 after the announcement of her hiring in July 2015.
She primarily works with the program’s post players and is also responsible for recruiting, equipment and scouting of opponents.
Singleton joined the Blue Hens from her alma mater, Duquesne University, where she spent the previous two seasons as the Director of Basketball Operations and Administration.
During her tenure with the Dukes, Singleton assisted the coaching staff with film exchange, team travel, academic coordination and enhancement, daily operations within the basketball office, fundraising and alumni and booster relations. In her role at UD, she will primarily work with the team’s post players.
A 2008 graduate from Duquesne, she was a team captain and started all 30 games for the Dukes during her senior campaign. Additionally, Singleton finished the season with a team-high 202 rebounds, which was 10th-best in the Atlantic 10. She also shot 44.3 percent from the floor to place 15th in the conference.
After receiving her bachelor’s in elementary education, Singleton taught reading, language arts and English for fourth, fifth and sixth graders in the Duquesne City School District. She also coached seventh and eighth grade basketball at Duquesne City.
In 2009, Singleton was hired as an assistant at Oakland Catholic High School. During her three seasons with the Eagles, she helped coach the team to a 62-18 (.775) record, which included a 33-3 (.916) mark in the WPIAL AAAA Section 3. In 2012, Oakland Catholic finished an impressive 28-3 and earned trips to both the WPIAL and PIAA Championship games.
A native of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Singleton returned to the Bluff in July 2013 as the Director of Basketball Administration before being promoted to Director of Basketball Operations in July 2014. She also obtained her Master’s in teaching English as a Second Language in August 2014.
|Hometown:||Cleveland Heights, Ohio|