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Jeff Reynolds

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Sport(s)  Basketball
1976–1978  UNC–Greensboro
1982–1985  Randolph–Macon (asst.)
Role  Basketball Coach
1974–1976  Surry CC
1981–1982  James Madison (asst.)
Name  Jeff Reynolds
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Born  September 7, 1956 (age 59) Mountain City, Tennessee (1956-09-07)
1985–1986  North Carolina Wesleyan
Education  University of North Carolina at Greensboro

TheMWC.com chats with Air Force head men's basketball coach Jeff Reynolds


Jeffrey Lee Reynolds (born (1956-09-07)September 7, 1956) is an American college basketball coach who is currently Director of Men’s Basketball Operations under Buzz Williams at Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball.

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Early life and playing career

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Born in Mountain City, Tennessee, Reynolds played college basketball at Surry Community College from 1974 to 1976 then at UNC Greensboro from 1976 to 1978. As a junior in 1976–77, Reynolds averaged 6.3 points.

Coaching career

From 1978 to 1980, Reynolds was assistant coach at Carroll County High School in Hillsville, Virginia, before being promoted to head coach for the 1980–81 season.

Reynolds started his college coaching career at James Madison University in 1981, serving as a part-time assistant. He also served as an assistant coach at Randolph-Macon College from 1982 to 1985, Winthrop from 1986 to 1990, UNCW from 1990 to 1994, UNC Greensboro from 1994 to 1997, and Tulane from 2002 to 2007.

Reynolds was a head coach at the Division III level at NC Wesleyan in the 1985–86 season and Division II level at Wingate University from 1997 to 2000 and the Division III level.

After two seasons as an assistant coach at the United States Air Force Academy, in April 2007 Reynolds was named to succeed Jeff Bzdelik as head coach. Athletic director Hans Mueh said he was "absolutely blown away by (Reynolds’) passion, emotion and vision." In five seasons, Reynolds guided the Falcons to one postseason appearance and was one of only two coaches in program history with multiple conference tournament wins. He was fired on February 8, 2012.

Reynolds then became Director of Men’s Basketball Operations at Marquette, where he served from 2012-14 before taking his current position with Virginia Tech. While at Marquette, the Golden Eagles advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

References

Jeff Reynolds Wikipedia


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