Jacob Solomon begins his first season as a member of the GW women's basketball coaching staff. Solomon comes to the Colonials after founding Pan-Continental Basketball, an international recruiting service, in 2002.
For the past two years, Solomon has served as the organization's top recruiting consultant, providing information to interested coaches about top players from around the globe. Prior to starting the company, Solomon worked as an assistant coach at Manhattan College in 2001-02 and helped guide the Jaspers to an 18-11 overall record.
Solomon also brings six years of head coaching experience to Coach McKeown's staff. From 1996-2001, he was the head women's basketball coach at University College London. While in the position, he posted a remarkable .850 winning percentage, compiling a 51-9 overall record. Solomon led the team to conference championships in 1999 and 2000, and the club closed the 2001 campaign ranked third in England's national rankings.
Solomon also spent a year as the head women's basketball coach at the University of London and guided the team to a 15-0 record and the conference championship in 2000-01.
As a player, Solomon competed for the Salisbury Spires in England from 1998-2000.
Solomon earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Heythrop College at the University of London in 1999. He resides in northwest Washington, DC.