Jackie Branca joined the BSU women's basketball coaching staff prior to the 2016–2017 season. A 2010 graduate of Assumption College, Jackie enjoyed a successful four-year career as a member of the Greyhound women’s basketball team. Her teams appeared in the NE-10 playoffs all four years, and, in 2008, the team advanced to the NCAA regional semifinals.
Prior to coaching at BSU, Branca served as an assistant basketball coach at Needham High School from 2013 to 2016. During that time, she also coached AAU for various age groups.