Blue and Gold Spring | Summer 2021 Volume 2 • Issue 1 - Page 43

Jermaine Gales | Football
Offensive Coordinator / Quaterbacks Coach
Jermaine is offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach . He comes to Bluefield State from the University of Arkansas / Pine Bluff where he was associate head coach and wide receivers coach .
He is a 2002 graduate of Southern Arkansas University ( SAU ). He also earned a Master ’ s degree in Kinesiology from SAU in 2005 .
Jermaine ’ s coaching career began at his alma mater in 2003 as a student assistant / volunteer wide receivers coach . For the next two years he was a graduate assistant .
In 2006 , Gales became the wide receivers coach and kick return coordinator at Mars Hill University in Mars Hill , NC .
In 2010 , he was named as associate head coach / offensive coordinator at Saint Augustine ’ s University in Raleigh , NC .
In 2013 he returned to Mars Hill . In both of his stints at Mars Hill he taught kinesiology courses .
In 2016 , Jermaine served as wide receivers coach at North Carolina Central University in Durham , NC . In 2018 , he moved up to the University of Arkansas / Pine Bluff .
DongPing Fang | Volleyball
Head Coach
DongPing Fang is head coach for volleyball . He comes to Bluefield State from the University of the Southwest where was assistant coach starting in 2018 .
A native of China , Fang began his career in 1986 at Baoding Normal University where he was an assistant professor in the physical education department . He taught and coached volleyball , soccer and basketball .
He was head coach in 1999-2000 at Manhattanville College in Purchase , NY .
He was also a long-time assistant coach at Murray State starting in 2000 .