Josh Bartley headsinto his eighth season on the UMass Boston women's basketballstaff. While on the bench, Bartley has helped the program match theschool-record for victories.
Prior to hisarrival at UMB, he enjoyed four successful seasons as the Fulton(MO) High School Girls basketball team's assistant varsity andjunior varsity head coach. While at FHS, he coached the JV squad toa school-record 18 wins and also coached the softball varsity squadto the state sectional playoffs.
Before becoming acoach, Bartley also enjoyed an excellent athletic career atWestminster College (MO), where he was a four-time AcademicAll-Conference performer in the St. Louis Intercollegiate AthleticConference.
Hisathletic prowess wasn't limited to the gridiron in high school ashe earned 11 letters in three sports, at Fulton H.S., with four inbaseball and football and three in basketball.
Bartley has alsoserved as an Assistant Softball Coach for UMass Boston over thepast five years.
Hegraduated from Westminster in 2000 and earned a masters ofeducation degree from University of Missouri-Columbia three yearslater. He currently lives in Natick, MA and teaches 4th and 5thgrade Physical Education at Soloman Schechter Day School in Newton,MA.