Justin Jacobson is in his second season as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team.
Jacobson comes to UM-Dearborn after serving as an assistant coach for the Eureka College Red Devils of the NCAA Division III. He helped lead the team to their first postseason appearance in five years. Jacobson has also served as an assistant coach for the Illinois Valley Community College Eagles.
Prior to coaching at the college level, Jacobson helped start a grassroots basketball league and a travel team, which included running camps and clinics focused on improving area high school basketball.
A native of Peru, Ill. Jacobson graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor’s in political science before completing his master’s in sports management at American Public University.