Jackie Ward will enter her third season as the head basketball coach at Mount Holyoke College during the 2020-21 academic year. Ward also serves as a lecturer in physical education at Mount Holyoke.
- Smith College - Master's Degree, Exercise and Sports Studies (2016)
- Nazareth College - Master's of Science in Education (2014)
- Binghamton University - Bachelor of Arts, English (2011)
Prior Coaching Experience
- Assistant Basketball Coach - Hartwick College (2016-18)
- Helped Hawks to Empire 8 Semifinals in 2017 (first time since 2014)
- Recruiting Coordinator
- Graduate Assistant Basketball Coach - Smith College (2014-16)
- Coached Pioneers to 21 wins and on NEWMAC Tournament appearance.
- Administrative Fellow and Events Manager
- Graduate Assistant Basketball Coach - Nazareth College (2011-14)
- Coached an Empire 8 All-Conference student-athlete and helped another finish as the program's all-time leader in three-pointers made.
- Helped coach the East Region Rookie of the Year, a Second-Team All-Conference honoree and four-time Empire 8 Rookie of the Week.
- Binghamton University (2007-11)
- Four-year standout, played in every game of her career.
- Two-year starter and named captain prior to senior season.
- Ranked No. 3 in America East for 3PT%.
- Named to America East Academic Honor Roll and Dean's List.
- Finished with 730 total points, 224 rebounds, 183 assists and 79 steals in 113 career games played.
At Mount Holyoke College
- Five student-athletes have been named to the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team, including Katlyn Grover '20 who was a three-time honoree at Mount Holyoke College.