An All-American in her playing days at Wesley College, Jillyn Coleman joined the Shorewomen's coaching staff as a volunteer assistant coach in the summer of 2014.
Coleman was Wesley's first-ever female All-American in any sport. She led the Wolverines in scoring and rebounding, earning team Most Valuable Player and Wesley Female Athlete of the Year honors. At the conference level, she was an All-ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) Selection and was chosen as as the ECAC Player of the Week 15 times. She was named the 1993 NCAA Woman of the Year for the State of Delaware and was later inducted into Wesley's Hall of Fame.
Coleman's coaching experience includes stints as a student intern assistant coach at Wesley and as an assistant girls basketball coach at Kent County High School.
Currently the Executive Director of Kent Youth, Inc., Coleman is a certified residential program administrator. She is very active in the local community, serving as a board member for the Family and Community Partnerships of Kent County, Vice President of the Kent County Adult Softball League, and President of the Northern Bayside Umpire Association. She is a member of the Mid-Shore Umpiring Association and the Bayside Volleyball Association.
Coleman holds an A.A. in Occupational Therapy and earned her B.A. in Psychology from Wesley in 1993. She went on to receive a Master's from Wilmington University.