Jonathan Kulas named Johnson College Head Men's Basketball Coach
June 26, 2013
SCRANTON, PA - Johnson College is pleased to announce the hiring of Jonathan Kulas as head coach. Kulas spent last season as assistant coach for Johnson College in which he helped coach the Jaguars to tie the most wins in school history. Jonathan’s work ethic and knowledge of the game made him the perfect fit to take over the reins for the Jaguars.
Two seasons ago Kulas helped lead the Scranton/ Wilkes- Barre Steamers to a second place finish in the eastern division and a playoff berth. Kulas was responsible for running and organizing team practices, scouting upcoming opponents, and managed all statistical data on the team’s performance. He led all individual workouts which two players received honors, Chris Commons (First All -PBL Team) and Vinny Simpson (Second All-PBL Team). Kulas was interim head coach for one game in a victory over the Rochester RazorSharks.
Prior to joining the Steamers he was at Marywood University where he was an assistant coach for three seasons. In the three seasons as assistant coach the Pacers put together the programs first consecutive 10 win seasons a long with a program record 15 wins. During that time Marywood earned two CSAC playoff appearances and one trip to the ECAC post season tournament. His duties were coaching individual workouts with players that earned First Team All-CSAC honors (Sidney Tharpe and Pince Blacknall). He also had responsibilities of scouting students from high school organizations, scout upcoming opponents, developing practice schedules, and organize the team facilities.
He currently resides in Dickson City, PA
The Jonathan Kulas File
Birthday: May 9, 1986
Hometown: Dickson City
High School: Mid Valley (2005)
College: Marywood University 2009 (B.S. Business Administration)