Josh Bartley heads into his eighth season on the UMass Boston women's basketball staff. While on the bench, Bartley has helped the program match the school-record for victories.
Prior to his arrival at UMB, he enjoyed four successful seasons as the Fulton (MO) High School Girls basketball team's assistant varsity and junior varsity head coach. While at FHS, he coached the JV squad to a school-record 18 wins and also coached the softball varsity squad to the state sectional playoffs.
Before becoming a coach, Bartley also enjoyed an excellent athletic career at Westminster College (MO), where he was a four-time Academic All-Conference performer in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
His athletic prowess wasn't limited to the gridiron in high school as he earned 11 letters in three sports, at Fulton H.S., with four in baseball and football and three in basketball.
Bartley has also served as an Assistant Softball Coach for UMass Boston over the past five years.
He graduated from Westminster in 2000 and earned a masters of education degree from University of Missouri-Columbia three years later. He currently lives in Natick, MA and teaches 4th and 5th grade Physical Education at Soloman Schechter Day School in Newton, MA.