Stevenson Tabbed As SC State Head Softball Coach
ORANGEBURG, SC—South Carolina State department of athletics has named Cheretta Stevenson the new head softball coach. Stevenson brings a wealth of knowledge of the game both as a player and as a coach.
She formerly served as the head softball coach at Fairfield Central High School from 2013-15, where she was named Region Coach of the Year. Several of her players have gone on to receive Division I scholarships.
Prior to that, Stevenson spent two seasons at Winston-Salem State (2011-13) as an assistant softball/pitching coach. During her tenure, WSSU claimed the CIAA crown in 2012.
Alexis Pace Joins the SC State Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff
ORANGEBURG, S.C. – South Carolina State head women's basketball coach Doug Robertson announced the hiring of Alexis Pace as an assistant coach for the Lady Bulldog program.
Pace spent the last four seasons as the assistant women's basketball coach at her alma mater, the University of West Georgia. She began her career as the graduate assistant at UWG during the 2010-11 season.
A native of Griffin, Georgia, Pace played basketball at Griffin High School. While there, she earned several all-region honors and Atlanta Tip-Off Club honorable mentions. She averaged 13 points and 12 rebounds throughout her career.
Former Northwestern State, pro standout joins Gold Rush coaching staff
NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana announced Tuesday the hiring of Tyronn Mitchell as men's basketball assistant coach.
Mitchell, 33, replaces Alfred Williams, who left Xavier in July after six seasons to become the head coach at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis, Mo.
Mitchell was an assistant coach at Baton Rouge (La.) Community College this past season. He was a standout point guard at Northwestern State University from 2002-06 and played seven years professionally in Europe.
Xavier was 24-10 in 2014-15, finished second in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference regular season and tournament runner-up and ranked 21st in the postseason poll. The Gold Rush have the NAIA's longest active streak of top-25 appearances, 50, and qualified for the Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I National Championship each of the past five seasons.
Kevin Jones Hired as NSU Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach
NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State Athletics Department has announced that former Coppin State assistant coach Kevin Jones has joined the Spartan men's basketball program as an assistant coach.
Jones will replace former NSU assistant coach Kevin DeVantier, who left the program this summer to pursue other opportunities. In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Jones will also handle the team's workout and practice schedule, serve as the liaison for campus housing and the athletics academic department, handle film exchange and serve as the assistant recruiting coordinator.
Kevin Jones spent the 2014-15 season as an assistant coach at MEAC rival Coppin State. A native of Baltimore, he was part of a staff that helped CSU lead the league in scoring last year and rank third in 3-point field goal percentage. The Eagles averaged better than 71 points per game and also ranked first in the MEAC and seventh in the nation with 9.5 3-point field goals per game.