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Jazmine Washington hired as new Lady Lions Volleyball head coach

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LANGSTON, Okla. – Langston University Athletics is pleased to announce Jazmine Washington as the head volleyball coach for the Langston University Lady Lions.

“We are excited to announce and welcome Jazmine Washington, our new head volleyball coach at Langston University,” said Director of Athletics Donnita Rogers. “Coach Washington’s energy and passion for the game of volleyball are sure to be contagious as she prepares to lead our Lady Lions volleyball program and our campus community, alumni and fans are just as eager to watch her take our volleyball program to new heights.”

“I’m super excited to become a Langston Lion! Langston (University) holds a name that commands respect throughout the culture and the rich history that Langston exudes when spoken about makes me excited,” Washington said. “I am honored to receive the opportunity to be a part of Langston Athletics.”

Washington comes to Langston University after head coaching stints at Paul Quinn College, Philander Smith University and Florida Memorial University. During her time as head coach, she has produced one Conference Player of the Year, six All-Conference selections and was also named the 2021 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Coach of the Year for her efforts.

“Our goals for the Langston University volleyball program will be to produce a championship team, not only securing a ring but producing the mindset for the program’s future,” Washington noted. “We’re looking to win every season, not just this season.”

Washington was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, where she developed her passion for the game of volleyball. Throughout her upbringing, she’s played club, beach and collegiate volleyball and specializes in the setter and middle hitter positions. A graduate of Duncanville High School, Washington played collegiately at Palm Beach Atlantic University and later transferred to Philander Smith University.

During her time as a Panther, Washington received first-team All-Conference accolades and graduated with a bachelor’s in business administration. Additionally, Washington has served as a head coach on the volleyball club circuit where she coached athletes from ages 13 to 18 years old.