Jualeah Woods

Jualeah Woods

Player Profile

Position:
Assistant Coach

COLLEGE: University of Southern California, '94
YEAR AT OSU: Fifth
JOINED OSU STAFF: June 22, 2000
PREVIOUS COACHING EXPERIENCE:
Santa Monica High School, 1994-1997
University of California, 1998-00
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, 2000-Present

PREVIOUS COACHING EXPERIENCE: (1994-95): Jualeah Woods launched her coaching career in 1994 as an assistant girls basketball coach at Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, CA. (1995-97): Woods served as the head coach for girls basketball in 1996 and 1997 at Santa Monica High School. (1998-00): Woods moved to the collegiate ranks in 1998 as assistant coach at the University of California, working for her former college coach, Marianne Stanley. At Cal, Woods worked closely with player development, was responsible for tape exchanges, team travel and scouting. (2000-Present): Woods joined the Oregon State University staff as an assistant coach in June, 2000. She has helped guide the Beavers to four consecutive postseason Women's National Invitation Tournament appearances and has worked closely with the OSU guards, including All-American Felicia Ragland and All-Pac-10 performers Leilani Estavan and Shannon Howell. Woods was promoted to the second assistant in July of 2002 and continues her on-court work with the guard corps as well as serving as recruiting coordinator. She is in charge of all off and on-campus contacts and evaluations, general correspondence and generating recruiting call lists.

PREP ATHLETIC CAREER: Woods attended Berkeley (CA) High School and graduated in 1990. As a senior, she earned Northern California Player of the Year and honorable mention All-America honors. She led Berkeley to the state championship game in 1990, where her team met Lisa Leslie's Morningside High team. Leslie then joined Woods in signing with Marianne Stanley at USC, giving the Women of Troy one of the top recruiting classes in the nation.

COLLEGE ATHLETIC CAREER: Woods attended USC and was a four-year starter at small forward for the Women of Troy (1990-94) and still ranks seventh on the school's career 3-point field goals made chart. She helped lead the Women of Troy to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, including three trips to the Sweet 16, and a combined 89-31 record during her career.

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETIC CAREER: During the 1997-98 season, Woods served as a practice player for the Long Beach StingRays of the American Basketball League (ABL). The StingRays came within one victory of winning the ABL championship, losing its series with the Columbus Quest, 3-2.

EDUCATION: Woods was a 1990 graduate of Berkeley (CA) High School. She graduated from USC in 1994 with a B.A. in public administration.

PRONUNCIATION: WA-leah.

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