Jason Basso

Head National Coach

  • With IMG Since: 2012
  • Hometown: Hicksville, NY
  • Languages Spoken: English

Jason Basso joins the IMG Academy lacrosse program as the National Team Head Coach with a wealth of playing and coaching experience. After playing lacrosse for Rutgers University, Basso stayed with the team as a volunteer assistant coach before accepting a coaching position with Hartwick College in 2004.

Playing defense and midfield for the Scarlet Knights, Basso was known as a leader on and off the lacrosse field. In 2002, he won the Knight Cup, which is awarded to the player "who has played the game of lacrosse to the best of his ability, who has, by example, led his teammates both on and off the field and who, above all, has consistently demonstrated the qualities of unselfishness and loyalty to his team and Rutgers University."


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Labor Studies and Employment Relations – Rutgers University


  • Coached at Hartwick College
  • Assistant Coach at Rutgers University
  • Coached at St. Joe’s High School
  • Won the Knight Cup for showing leadership on and off the field
  • Played Lacrosse for the Scarlet Knights all 4 years