FULL TIME COACH/ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – JARED ASHE
Coach J-Bone is in his 3rd season as a Full-Time Director where he leads the PHH City Program. Coach J is the director of the Warriors Travel Program in the City and is the top coach and administrator for PHH. He is also involved in the day-to-day growth and direction of our programming.
He has been part of our program the past 5 years, beginning as a Part-Time Coach where he quickly became a PHH Favorite. Jared has also spent the last four years as a coach at Mount Carmel HS leading their Sophomore Team to an undefeated 15-0 Catholic League championship and 27-7 overall record in the 2019-2020 after a 20-6 championship run with the MC freshmen team in 2018-2019. He is now a lead assistant with MC’s varsity squad, which has sent many players to the college level. Ashe has AAU Travel coaching experience, spending two summers as the Head Coach of the 14U Chicago Lockdown teams that compete nationally. He kicked off his coaching career at Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School, leading their 7th grade team.
Ashe was a decorated college basketball and soccer player at Wesleyan University in Connecticut where he was a Division III All-American Soccer Player and Captain of both the basketball and soccer teams. Upon graduation from Wesleyan he was hired by Lazard, an asset management firm, where he worked for almost 10 years between their New York and Chicago offices.
Fortunately, Jared decided to follow his passion and pursue a career in coaching/teaching. “Coach J” has been a tremendous addition to Play Hard Hoops where he shares the PHH Vision of teaching boys and girls the fundamentals of basketball while also being a great mentor who believes in teaching kids more than just basketball.