Jasmine Fullove returned to Purdue Fort Wayne in March of 2014 as an assistant coach for the women’s volleyball team. Fullove is no stranger to the Purdue Fort Wayne program having previously serving as a graduate assistant coach from 2009-2011 before spending two seasons at Youngstown State.
Jasmine Fullove served as the assistant coach under Steve Florio since 2014, and has coached a multitude of All-League performers. This list includes Emily Spencer, who in Fullove’s first year at Purdue Fort Wayne was the Summit League Player of the Year.
While as the assistant coach, Fullove has coached three Mastodon squads that finished .500 or better in conference play and finished in the top half of the league. In 2018 and 2019, she led the ‘Dons to back-to-back wins in the Summit League Tournament quarterfinal. In 2019, Fullove coached the first Mastodon team to earn a berth to the National Invitational Volleyball Championship.
In 2013, Fullove helped the Penguins to a 16-15 record, their highest win total since 1999. In her first season at YSU, the 2012 program won more matches than in the previous three seasons combined, making a 10-win improvement from the previous season.
In her previous stint at Purdue Fort Wayne, Fullove served under then head coach Kelley Hartley-Hutton. During that time the Mastodons eclipsed 20 wins in each of the three seasons Fullove was on the bench. The ‘Dons won their first Summit League title in 2009 and advanced to their first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance.
As a student-athlete, Fullove helped the Tennessee Lady Vols to four straight seasons of at least 20 wins and a Final Four appearance her senior year. Tennessee won the SEC Tournament, won 32 matches and advanced to the Sweet 16 her Fullove’s junior year. The Lady Vols then beat No. 17 Minnesota, No. 2 Penn State and No. 8 Missouri to reach the Final Four in the 2005 NCAA Tournament.
Fullove was a two-time All-State selection (1998 and 2000) with the Panthers of Snider High School, while helping her Junior Olympic teams to Bronze Medals in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000, as she was named a Junior Olympic All-American in 2000.
Fullove earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Tennessee in 2006, and she earned a second bachelor’s in secondary education at Purdue Fort Wayne in 2010.