Jade Singleton Promoted to Director of Basketball Operations
Winner will be honored on Monday, April 7 at Final Four in Nashville
Former Dukes captain returns to the Bluff
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Duquesne alum Jade Singleton returned to the Bluff in July 2013 as head student manager and was promoted to director of basketball operations in July 2014.
Her duties include assisting the coaching staff with film exchange, team travel, academic coordination and daily operations duties within the Dukes' basketball office. Singleton is also be responsible for student-athlete academic enhancement, fundraising and alumni and booster relations.
Singleton played with the Dukes from 2005-08. Her senior season, she was named team captain and started all 30 games. She finished the year with a team-high 202 rebounds which was 10th best in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Additionally, Singleton shot 44.3 percent from the floor which was 15th best in the conference.
After receiving her bachelor's in elementary education, Singleton went on to teach 4th, 5th and 6th grade reading, language arts and English in the Duquesne City school district. Singleton also coached 7th and 8th grade basketball at Duquesne City.
In 2009, Singleton was hired as an assistant at Oakland Catholic High School. In her three seasons with the Eagles, Singleton helped coach the team to a 62-18 (.775) record which included 33-3 (.916) record in WPIAL AAAA Section 3. In 2012, Oakland Catholic finished with an impressive 28-3 record and trips to both the WPIAL and PIAA Championship games.