The Lady Raiders women’s basketball program is in its 18th year. Kevin Jones has been at its helm since the program’s inception.
During his tenure as Head Coach, Jones has established Fulton-Montgomery as a national power in women’s basketball, posting a 341-146 (.700) record and making 14 of 17 regional tournament appearances and two national tournament appearances.
The program’s accomplishments include:
2 national tournament appearances
2 Region III championships (2001, 2004)
5 Region III runner-up finishes (2000, 2002, 2003, 2011, 2014)
5 Mountain Valley Conference championships
8 NJCAA All-Americans
5 NJCAA Academic All-Americans
1 NYS Chancellor’s Award winner
1 Mountain Valley Conference Coach of the Year award
3 Region III Coach of the Year awards
2 NJCAA District A Coach of the Year awards
1 Basketball Coaches Association of New York Coach of the Year award (2004)
The 2014-2015 season was particularly memorable. The Lady Raiders posted a 17-9 record. They were 17-7 in Region 3 play and 11-5 in mountain valley conference play.
Coach Jones as a player:
A former FMCC Raider point guard who moved on to Alfred University, Jones led the Saxons to an NCAA appearance in his first season as a player. Jones was a national leader in assists while at AU and still ranks very high in career assists and single-season assists. He played high school basketball at nearby Broadalbin.
Coach Jones resides in Gloversville with his wife Susan and their two children, Anderson and Madeleine.