Jessie Carmack enters the 2018-19 season in her seventh year as a member of Ohio Dominican's coaching staff.
She helped ODU to one of its best seasons offensively since joining Division II as ODU ranked in the top half of the conference in scoring, field goals made, and free throw percentage in 2014-15.
In the 2015-16 season, the Panthers finished with a record of 20-9 (15-7 GLIAC) and were ranked as high as No. 6 in the NCAA Midwest Regional Rankings. During the 2016-17 season, the Panthers were again regionally ranked and registered an 18-10 record, and ODU finished the 2017-18 season with a mark of 18-11 and again appeared in the regional rankings.
Carmack also has played a part in the Panthers' success in the classroom, where ODU led the nation in GPA in 2013 and 2015 and ranked second in 2014.
Carmack came to ODU after serving as an assistant coach at Thomas More College, where she helped the Saints to their seventh straight conference championship and sixth straight NCAA Tournament appearance. While at Thomas More, Carmack had two guards named First Team All-PAC while a third earned honorable mention all-conference honors.
Prior to her time at Thomas More, Carmack spent a year at Wilmington College as an assistant women’s basketball coach and head women’s tennis coach. She had one guard named Honorable Mention All-OAC during her time with the Quakers.
Carmack also spent four seasons as an assistant coach for the Dayton Lady Hoopstars Premier program.
Off the court, Carmack worked with both the Anthony Munoz Foundation and Athletes in Action. She earned her degree in Sports Business from Northern Kentucky.