Duquesne Alum Jade Singleton Named Women's Basketball Head Student Manager
July 8, 2013
PITTSBURGH - Duquesne women's basketball head coach Dan Burt has announced that former Dukes forward Jade Singleton has been named the head student manager. Singleton will assist the program in directing basketball operations including duties such as, travel arrangements, assisting in on-campus recruiting, film exchange and office administrative tasks.
"Jade was consummate teammate while playing at Duquesne," said Burt. "We expect great things from Jade during her time at Duquesne."
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.