Jim Ferry (basketball)

James A. Ferry Jr. (born July 9, 1967) is an American college basketball coach, currently the interim head coach at Penn State, and formerly the head men's basketball coach at Duquesne. Jim Ferry was named the interim head coach of Penn State University upon Pat Chambers's resignation shortly before the 2020-2021 season. Prior to Duquesne, Ferry spent 10 seasons as head coach at Long Island, 3 seasons at Adelphi, and 1 season at Plymouth State.

Jim Ferry
Current position
TitleInterim head coach
TeamPenn State
ConferenceBig Ten
Record3-4 (.429)
Biographical details
Born (1967-07-09) July 9, 1967 (age 53)
Elmont, New York
Playing career
1985–1986NYIT
1987–1990Keene State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1990–1991Keene State (assistant)
1991–1998Bentley (assistant)
1998–1999Plymouth State
1999–2002Adelphi
2002–2012Long Island
2012–2017Duquesne
2017–2020Penn State (assistant)
2020–presentPenn State
Head coaching record
Overall317-269 (.541)
Tournaments0–2 (NCAA Division I)
1–1 (CBI)
5–3 (NCAA Division II)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
LEC regular season (1999)
ECC Tournament (2001)
2 NEC regular season (2011, 2012)
2 NEC Tournament (2011, 2012)
Awards
NEC Coach of the Year (2005, 2011), Naismith College Coach of the Year (2021)[1]

Following the resignation of Penn State coach Pat Chambers on October 21, 2020, Ferry was named interim head coach at Penn State.[2]

Head coaching recordEdit

Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Plymouth State Panthers (Little East Conference) (1998–1999)
1998–99 Plymouth State 22–8 11–3 T–1st ECAC Runner-up
Plymouth State: 22–8 (.469) 11–3 (.524)
Adelphi Panthers (East Coast Conference) (1999–2002)
1999–00 Adelphi 23–7 NCAA Division II Regional Final
2000–01 Adelphi 31–1 NCAA Division II Quarterfinal
2001–02 Adelphi 28–3 NCAA Division II Quarterfinal
Adelphi: 82–11 (.882)
Long Island Blackbirds (Northeast Conference) (2002–2012)
2002–03 Long Island 9–19 7–11 T–8th
2003–04 Long Island 8–19 4–14 11th
2004–05 Long Island 14–15 10–8 4th
2005–06 Long Island 12–16 9–9 6th
2006–07 Long Island 10–19 6–12 10th
2007–08 Long Island 15–15 7–11 7th
2008–09 Long Island 16–14 12–6 T–2nd
2009–10 Long Island 14–17 11–7 4th
2010–11 Long Island 27–6 16–2 1st NCAA Division I Second Round
2011–12 Long Island 25–9 16–2 1st NCAA Division I Second Round
Long Island: 150–149 (.502) 98–82 (.544)
Duquesne Dukes (Atlantic 10 Conference) (2012–2017)
2012–13 Duquesne 8–22 1–15 16th
2013–14 Duquesne 13–17 5–11 T–10th
2014–15 Duquesne 12–19 6–12 11th
2015–16 Duquesne 17–17 6–12 T–10th CBI Quarterfinal
2016–17 Duquesne 10–22 3–15 14th
Duquesne: 60–97 (.382) 21–65 (.244)
Penn State Nittany Lions (Big Ten Conference) (2020–present)
2020–21 Penn State 3–4 0–3
Penn State: 3–4 (.429) 0–3 (.000)
Total: 317–269 (.541)

      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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.PennStateHoops.com
  2. ^ Borzello, Jeff (October 21, 2020). "Penn State Nittany Lions men's basketball coach Pat Chambers resigns after internal investigation". ESPN. Retrieved October 21, 2020.

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