Jacob Fleegle will begin his first season at Juniata College as an assistant coach for the men's basketball program.
Fleegle comes to Juniata from Carnegie Mellon where he was in charge of recruiting and opponent scouts. He was also in charge of player development with the guards and he coached an all-conference shooting guard last season.
Before coaching at Carnegie Mellon, Fleegle was at Waynesburg University where he was the Yellow Jackets graduate assistant for two seasons. Fleegle received dual bachelor degrees in secondary education/social studies and political science in 2015 from Waynesburg before earning his master's in education with an athletic administration/coaching concentration in May of 2017 from Waynesburg.
While a student-athlete for the Yellow Jackets, Fleegle started 102 of the 110 games in which he appeared. He became the 33rd player in Waynesburg's history to record 1,000 career points and finished with 1,070 points. Fleegle also recorded 438 rebounds, 50 blocks, 171 assists and 86 steals while shooting 79.7% from the foul line for his career.
Fleegle, a native of the Jennerstown, Pennsylvania, was a three-time member of the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Academic Honor Roll and a member of the Waynesburg Dean's List every semester. Following the 2015 season, he was named to the Capital One Division III Academic All-District Men's Basketball Team sponsored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Fleegle was also a two-year member of the Yellow Jackets' men's golf team his junior and senior years.