Lady Jaguar Basketball
We feel strongly that our family culture is at the heart of our program and we are committed toward building a positive environment for each of our student-athletes.
Our ultimate goal is that every member of our program will experience meaningful relationships through teamwork, cooperation, competition, and hard work.
These areas will form the foundation of character they carry with them in every aspect of their lives. We are not only developing outstanding basketball players but most importantly, young people of character who will strive for excellence beyond the court.
As this takes place within the context of the competitive world of athletics, I want us to pursue excellence with all of our being using our abilities the best we can.
We would like to extend the opportunity to you to become a part of this successful program both academically and athletically. We encourage you to fill out the recruit form and start your college career on the right path. Thank you for your interest in our San Jose City College Basketball Family!
Please contact Head Basketball Coach Terri Oberg-Hearn by sending an email to Terri.Oberg@sjcc.edu or call the office phone at (408) 298-2181 ext. 3828.
Terri "Coach O" Oberg-Hearn begins her 26th year as the Head Women's Basketball Coach at San Jose City College. Under her leadership the team has competed in over 20 Northern California Regional Playoff games including four State Championship tournaments. In 1998, Coach O was named Coach-of-the-Year by the California Community College Athletic Association and her Lady Jags brought home the first ever Women's State Championship trophy to SJCC. Academically, Oberg's teams have been just as successful. Her teams have posted a 92% graduation rate and many players have been included in memberships to the Honors Program and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Prior to coaching at SJCC, Coach O competed in basketball and softball at the community college level. She transferred to Cal-State Fullerton on a softball scholarship where she was named All- American and help lead her team to a National title her senior year. Oberg then competed professionally in Italy before returning home to receive her Master's degree in Human Performance.
A fourth year assistant coach, Mike Rudder comes to the Lady Jaguars program after coaching stints at Notre Dame De Namur (NDNU). As an assistant with the NDNU men’s basketball team he was primarily responsible for player development at the guard positions, shooting and recruiting. As Head Coach for
the Lady Argos his best season came in 2009-10 with the school’s best winning percentage ever finishing fourth in the PacWest at 12-4. Prior to NDNU, Rudder spent eight years at various high schools in San Jose.
Rudder was born and raised in the Bay Area and is known as one of the all-time great shooters. He played at De Anza College and Wenatchee Valley College (WA) before moving on to play at Sacramento State University. At Sacramento State he helped the team win the Far West Conference Championship in 1978.
Rudder brings great basketball experience and a positive attitude to the Lady Jaguars Basketball Program. His main duties include game management, recruiting and strategizing offensive concepts.
This 17-18 season will serve as assistant coach Lauren Adamek's first year with the Lady Jaguars. Adamek spent her previous years at San Benito High School, helping coach the girls' basketball program.
Adamek, a former Menlo Oak, was raised in Hollister, CA. After winning two CCS DI titles, Adamek started her collegiate basketball career with Coach Oberg and the Lady Jaguars. After transferring to Menlo, Adamek helped the Oaks win back to back CalPac titles, and played a large role in the Oaks NAIA National Tournament appearances.
Adamek brings both enthusiasm and a hard-work mindset to the Jaguar program.
Lady Jaguar News
The Jags finished 3rd in the Shasta College Basketballl Tournament this past weekend. Defeating Butte College 58-41 the first day, with Katelin Oliver leading the way with 22 points. The second day, the Jags ran into a top ranked Fresno City College (7-2) and fell 59-83. Freshman Alley Morones and Sarah Scott each scored 13 points and Sophomores Katelin Oliver and Regina Sankey contributed 12 points each.
The final day was against the home team Shasta College (7-3) and the Jags prevailed in a nail-biter, 57-56. Regina Sankey finished with 29 and Joyann Pabelonio, 9. Katelin Oliver was selected All Tournament.
Jags improve to 6-3 and will head to Fresno next weekend.
Jags go 3-0 over the weekend, with a 80-79 win versus the 4-1 Lassen College on the final day to win the tournament! It was a gutsy grind for the Jaguars after three straight days of basketball! Great team effort and they found a way to win in the end! Sankey came home with 28 points and the MVP plaque, and Katelin Oliver was selected All Tourney contributing 23 points! Rounding out the scoring was Pabelonio (13) and Ortega (8).
29 ppg/16 RPG (3 double/doubles)
21 ppg/11 RPG
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(408) 298-2181 ext. 3828