Santa Clara Names Blake Malcolm Director Of Women's Basketball Operations

Oct. 12, 2007

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bronco women's basketball head coach Michelle Bento-Jackson announced the addition of Blake Malcolm to her coaching staff Friday as the director of basketball operations. Malcolm's primary responsibilities include the establishing of community service activities, assisting with on-campus recruiting, serving as an assistant camp director as well as being involved with the day-to-day office operations.

"I am thrilled and feel very fortunate to have the addition of Blake Malcolm to our staff," said Bento-Jackson. "He is a young man who has a strong work ethic and one who is beyond his years in terms of maturity and savvy. Blake is going to do a tremendous job for our basketball program and he will represent Santa Clara women's basketball in a first class manner."

Malcolm, 24, received his bachelor of science in kinesiology with an emphasis on secondary physical education from Long Beach State in 2007, where he spent two seasons as a team manager for the men's basketball team. With the 49ers, he organized logistics for team practices and games, produced and edited game film, assisted with film exchange and evaluation, and instructed the summer camps for high school and middle school aged students.

"I am extremely excited to join the Santa Clara women's basketball staff," said Malcolm. "I am committed to working hard and doing what I can to make sure the team has another successful year."

Malcolm is currently pursuing a master's degree in sports management at San Jose State.

TRANSACTION NOTE: Santa Clara University hires Blake Malcolm as women's basketball director of operations.