JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Tony Jasick officially made his debut as Jacksonville University's new men's basketball head coach Thursday afternoon.
Chief Athletics Officer Brad Edwards officially introduced Jasick as the 16th head coach in the history of JU.
Recently named the Hugh Durham National Coach of the Year by CollegeInsider.com as the top Division I mid-major coach in college basketball, Jasick served as the head coach at the Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne (IPFW) for the past three seasons.
A nine-year veteran of the IPFW program, Jasick oversaw the Mastodons as the school transitioned from a Division I independent into one of the Summit League's elite.
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Jasick recently coached IPFW to its first-ever postseason victory in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament against Akron.
Jasick replaces former head Cliff Warren, who led the Dolphins the past nine seasons. JU is coming off three consecutive losing seasons.