|Newlee adds Green to staff|
MOSCOW, Idaho - Idaho women's basketball coach Jon Newlee welcomed the newest member of his coaching staff, Jordan Green, to Moscow on Wednesday. Green will serve as an assistant coach for Newlee and the Vandals.
Green comes to Idaho from Idaho State, where he was an assistant coach since 2004, and worked under Newlee from 2004-08. In his time at Idaho State, Green helped the Bengals to two Big Sky championships, one NCAA tournament appearance, and two appearances in the WNIT.
At Idaho, Green will be coordinate recruiting and team travel, take on scouting responsibilities, and work with Idaho's post players.
"I'm excited to have Jordan back on my staff," Newlee said. "When he worked for me at Idaho State he was a real energetic young coach, I thought he did a great job on the floor and a great job with our players and our player development. Now that he's here with a few more years under his belt, it's even better."
Green was in charge of guard and wing player development at Idaho State, and also scouted opponents, coordinated travel and assisted with recruiting.
"It's a great transition for me because he has worked for me before," Newlee said. "From his perspective, he knows what I am expecting, and I know what I'm getting. I'm getting one of the best young assistants in the country in my mind, who can come in and give us that energy and enthusiasm and a very positive outlook that our players are going to love."
Prior to his time at Idaho State, Green was an assistant coach for the men's basketball program at Seattle University in 2003-04.
Green played basketball collegiately at George Fox University, where he was a three-time team captain and an NAIA All-America Honorable Mention. He earned his bachelor of science in education from George Fox in 2001, and received his master's in athletic administration and physical education from Idaho State in 2005.