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Donnie Jones
Associate Head Coach
Years at UF: 11th season
Pikeville College '88
Marshall University '90 (Master's)

The Short Story...

  • Is beginning his 13th year overall with Billy Donovan, his 11th at the University of Florida after the two spent a pair of seasons together at Marshall. He was promoted to the role of Associate Head Coach following the Gators' run to the national title in 2006.
  • Instrumental in recruiting, as well as one of the top X's and O's assistants in the country.
  • A former standout point guard at Pikeville College (W. Va.) where he finished second in the nation in assists at the NAIA level, averaging 10.7 per game in 1988. He was selected to the Pikeville Hall of Fame in 2004.

The Jones File

Coaching Experience:
1988-90 Assistant Coach, Pikeville College (Kentucky)
1990-92 Graduate Assistant Coach, Marshall University
1992-96 Assistant Coach, Marshall University
1996-06 Assistant Coach, University of Florida
2006-Present Associate Head Coach, University of Florida
Playing Experience:
1984-88 Pikeville College

Playing Honors:
Team Captain, 1988
Career Assist Leader
Single-season Assist Leader
Single-game Assist Record
Pikeville Hall of Fame, 2004

Education:
Point Pleasant High School, 1984
Pikeville College, 1988
Marshall University, 1992

Date of Birth:
July 7, 1966

Family:
Married to the former Michelle Gibson of Salt Rock, West Virginia
Daughter, Madisyn Michelle Jones (born February 17th, 2001)
Son, Donald Isaac Jones (born Feb. 4, 2004)

If that's not enough, here's the novel version...

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