Felisha Legette-Jack joined Joanne P. McCallie’s staff as an assistant coach after seven years at Syracuse. Legette-Jack brings nine years of collegiate coaching experience to the Spartan staff. In addition to the time she spent at her alma mater, Legette-Jack was an assistant for two seasons at Boston College.
At Syracuse, Legette-Jack served as recruiting coordinator, coached the post players and was responsible for assisting with academic support and the conditioning program. A native of Syracuse, N.Y., Legette-Jack returned to Syracuse in 1993 and helped the Orangewomen capture the 1996 BIG EAST 7 co-championship.
Legette-Jack was a two-time Honorable Mention All-American at Syracuse where she was the school’s all-time leading scorer (1,526 points) and rebounder (927 rebounds). She captained Syracuse as a junior and senior and averaged 13.0 points and 7.9 rebounds during a 117-game career. Legette-Jack also was named the 1984-85 BIG EAST Freshman of the Year.
Following her playing days, she was the head coach at Westhill High from 1989-91. During that time she also ran the Felisha Legette Evening Basketball Camp for inner city youth. The camp was designed to give kids an option other than drugs.
Legette-Jack earned a dual degree in child and family studies and psychology from Syracuse in 1989. She and her husband, David, have a son, David Maceo.
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