New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | July 25, 2017

Christian earns extension at Mount St. Mary’s to remain head men’s basketball coach

By Community Member | June 29, 2017 12:09 pm

After leading his college alma mater to two NCAA Tournaments in five years, New Kent native and Mount St. Mary’s head men’s basketball coach Jamion Christian has accepted a contract extension to remain at the school.

Christian inked a long-term deal with the school, agreeing to a new deal that will see him coach into the 2026-27 season. His first extension was scheduled to end in 2018-19.

Christian accomplishments as a coach at Mount St. Mary’s include being named the Ben Jobe Award winner for 2016-17 (top minority coach in Division I basketball), two NCAA tournament appearances, two Northeast Conference tournament championships, one Northeast Conference regular season championship, and leading the team to its first NCAA win in over ten years.