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Jake Shipley

Jake Shipley

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Department: Athletic Department
Phone: 712-279-5513
Email: Jake.Shipley@briarcliff.edu
Office Location: Flanagan 311


  • BA, Sports Management, Briar Cliff University
  • MA, Educational Policies and Administration, Dakota Wesleyan University
Jake Shipley


Shipley began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Dakota Wesleyan for the 2014-15 season. He served as the junior varsity head coach for the Tigers and was also in charge of recruiting and scouting reports. Shipley helped the Tigers go 32-5 during his lone season with the program with DWU winning the GPAC and finishing as the national runner-up at the NAIA national tournament. Shipley then moved on to Jamestown where he was the head assistant coach for the Jimmies from 2015-17. He organized player development in the off-season and was also in charge of recruiting and scouting reports. Shipley was also co-academic coordinator and co-strength and conditioning coach. He helped guide the Jimmies to a 35-26 record in his two seasons and a 2017 conference championship.

Shipley played for Briar Cliff from 2010-2013. He finished his Charger basketball career 12th on the all-time scoring list with 1,485 points after appearing in only six games as a freshman. He was a back-to-back All-American for the Cliff, earning first team honors as a junior and was honorable mention during his senior season. Shipley was also the GPAC Player of the Year and was a three-time first team all-conference player, being named to the team as a sophomore, junior and senior.