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University of Miami Athletics

Brandon Jaijairam

position

Assistant Coach

Brandon Jaijairam - Women's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

Brandon Jaijairam joined the Miami women’s basketball program as an assistant coach in May of 2024 after spending the better part of six years with USF in Tampa. Here at Miami, Jaijairam assists in a variety of ways including on-court duties, recruiting and video. Jaijairam spent the better part of six years in Tampa, working as a student manager, graduate assistant, coordinator of basketball operations and video coordinator for the Bulls.

As USF’s video coordinator, Jaijairam aided in scouting reports, game plans and film analysis and also helped in on-court player development. In this position he was heavily involved in breaking down scouts and providing post-game improvement clips. Prior to that role, Jaijairam handled a variety of duties as coordinator of basketball operations, aiding in film, meals, recruiting mail-outs, community service, ticketing operations and team camps.

As a graduate assistant he organized and entered plays into Fast Scout allowing for a more efficient way to access the database. In addition, he produced graphics for the Bulls’ recruiting platforms and aided the video coordinator with the breakdown of film; scouting reports, player personnel, and postgame evaluation and grading. During his undergraduate years, Jaijairam served for two seasons as a manager, assisting with practice preparation and operations. He also oversaw and managed the team’s video exchange program, and equipment when on the road.

Jaijairam, whose family hails from Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana, was born in Hollywood, Fla., and attended Chaminade-Madonna College Prep where he was a four-year starter on the basketball team. He earned Most Valuable Player honors and guided the Lions to a district title and regional appearance. He also excelled off the court, appearing on the honor roll for four years, with a 4.0-grade point average, and graduating in the top 10 in his class.

Jaijairam started his collegiate career at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pa. He then transferred to USF and graduated in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, and his master’s degree in 2021 in physical education.