August 18, 2004


Jonathan Gibbs Named Assistant Menís Basketball Coach at Rhode Island College


Providence, RIóRhode Island College has named Jonathan Gibbs an assistant menís basketball coach. He will assist head coach Jack Perri with all phases of the RIC menís basketball program including recruiting, scouting, administering practices and game coaching.


Gibbs has previously served as the associate head coach of the 11th and 12th grade boysí coastal team for the Massachusetts Bay State Games. He also has served as an assistant boysí junior varsity coach at Ithaca High School.


He has worked extensively at various summer basketball camps including the Jim Baron Basketball Camp at the University of Rhode Island, the Ocean State Basketball Camp at the Community College of Rhode Island and at the Tim Welch Basketball Camp at Providence College.


A native of Cumberland, Rhode Island, Gibbs starred on the hardwood for two seasons at Cumberland High School from 1996-98, earning starting honors as a sophomore. He attended Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro during his junior and senior seasons from 1998-00. He was part of the Bishop Feehanís squad that went 21-5 and made it to the Massachusetts Div. II State Championship game as a junior in 1998-99.


After high school, Gibbs went on to play two seasons of basketball at Ithaca College from 2000-02. He earned a bachelor's degree in health and physical education from Ithaca in 2004.


He is single and resides in Cumberland.