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  Jason Watson
Jason Watson

Player Profile
Position:
Head Coach

Experience:
Fifth Year

04/17/2013

Macey Gardner On Pac-12 All-Star Volleyball Team

Gardner will tour China this summer

04/14/2013

Volleyball Finishes Spring Winning Sand Volleyball Tournament

04/12/2013

Volleyball Finishes Spring Schedule at Sand Tournament Saturday

2013 Collegiate Beach Championships on Saturday April 13

03/23/2013

Volleyball Wins 18 of 20 Matches at Arizona's Spring Tournament

Sun Devils host Northern Arizona on March 30, time still to be determined

02/26/2013

Volleyball Begins Spring Practice This Week

Sun Devils have four dates set for Spring games

11/23/2012

ASU vs. UA Senior Night Nov. 23, 2012

ASU vs. UA Senior Night Nov. 23, 2012

09/18/2012

ASU volleyball at Arizona 9/18/2012

ASU volleyball at Arizona | Territorial Cup Series 9/18/2012

09/15/2012

ASU volleyball vs. UC Riverside 9/14/12

ASU volleyball vs. UC Riverside 9/14/12

09/07/2012

ASU Volleyball vs. Wyoming, 9/7/12

ASU Volleyball vs. Wyoming, 9/7/12

09/07/2012

ASU volleyball at Kansas 9/7/12

ASU volleyball at Kansas 9/7/12

Hired January 29, 2008

• Named the head coach in 2008, the sixth in program history

• In 2012, the Sun Devil squad opened with an 11-2 record, the best start in program history since 1992 when the Sun Devils advanced to a program-best Sweet Sixteen appearance.

• Since 2012, Watson has grabbed seven wins against ranked opponents in his five years at ASU.

• ASU's 2012 squad made the programs 16th appearance in the NCAA tournament and Watson is the fifth coach from ASU to guide the Sun Devils to a NCAA postseason berth.

• Watson's 20 wins in 2012 is the most in a single season at ASU, most for the program since 1993. The nine conference wins is the most under Watson and most since 2000 for the program.

• Watson's 2012 and 2010 recruiting class were ranked in the top-25.

• At BYU, he compiled a 74-18 (.804) overall record while leading them to three-straight NCAA Tournament appearances.

• In only his first season as head coach, he was named the Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year after leading his team to a 25-4 record, the program's best record since 1998.

• In addition to leading BYU to the MWC regular-season title, Watson also helped lead them back to the NCAA Tournament

• In 2007, he led the Cougars to a 24-8 overall record and finish in NCAA Regional Final (Elite 8) as well as a final national ranking of 12th and at one point in the season as high a rank as ninth.

• Watson's teams have been ranked as high as eighth on RPI.

• Prior to his head-coaching debut at BYU in 2005, Watson had amassed 11 years as an assistant coach at four universities.

• Had an All-American playing career at BYU from 1990-1994, where he was a four-year starter and two-time captain.

• Watson coached for two years under his former coach, Carl McGown before beginning his career in women's volleyball with extremely successful stints at Kansas State, Arkansas State and Montana State.

• Graduated from BYU in 1995 with a degree in physical education and sports business management after leaving his native home of Homebush, Australia.

• He and his wife, Larissa, have three children; two sons and a daughter.

Record at ASU: 68-89 (5 seasons)
Career Record: 142-107 (8 seasons)
Appearances in the NCAA Tournament: 4
Record in the NCAA Tournament: 4-4

COACH WATSON'S YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS:

Season School Overall Pct. Conf. Finish Postseason
2005 BYU 25-4 .862 14-2 1 NCAA 1st Round
2006 BYU 25-6 .806 13-3 2 NCAA 1st Round
2007 BYU 24-8 .750 12-4 3 NCAA Regional
2008 Arizona State 13-18 .419 4-14 8
2009 Arizona State 13-17 .433 3-15 9
2010 Arizona State 13-18 .419 7-11 8
2011 Arizona State 9-22 .290 5-17 10
2012 Arizona State 20-14 .588 9-11 6 NCAA 1st Round
ASU 5 Seasons 68-89 .433 28-68

TOTALS 8 Seasons 142-107 .570 67-77
4 NCAA Appearances


WATSON IN THE NCAA POSTSEASON | 4-4 CAREER RECORD
2012 (At ASU)
First and Second Rounds, Provo, Utah. (BYU)
Nov. 30 vs. Oklahoma, L 3-2 (25-20, 19-25, 18-25, 25-19, 13-15)

2007 (At BYU)
First and Second Rounds, Seattle, Wash. (Washington)
Nov. 30 vs. Ole Miss; W 3-0 (30-27, 30-21, 30-24)
Dec. 1 at No. 6 Washington; W 3-2 (30-28, 28-30, 25-30, 30-22, 15-13)

Regionals, University Park, Pa. (Penn State)
Dec. 7 vs. No. 16 Middle Tennessee; W 3-0 (30-28, 30-22, 34-32)
Dec. 8 at No. 1 Penn State; L 3-0 (23-30; 15-30; 18-30)

2006 (At BYU)
First and Second Rounds, Los Angeles, Calif. (USC)
Nov. 30 vs. UC Santa Barbara; W 3-2 (27-30; 30-32; 30-27; 30-21; 15-12)
Dec. 1 at No. 6 USC; L 3-0 (25-30; 37-39; 19-30

2005 (At BYU)
First and Second Rounds, Los Angeles, Calif. (USC)
Dec. 2 vs. Pepperdine; L 3-1 (24-30, 28-30, 30-24, 28-30)

Arizona State Sun Devils Volleyball
Mini Plans
Softball Opening Day
Wrestling Cal Poly
SVB
WBB vs. OSU
NGWS Softball
Wrestling Cal Poly
Baseball Minis
WBB vs. OSU
NGWS Softball
Baseball Flex Plans