OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss head women’s basketball coach Matt Insell announced the hiring of Sean Stephenson as the new video coordinator for the Ole Miss women’s basketball team on Wednesday (May 28).
“I’m excited to add Sean, his wife Carol, and their daughter Caroline to the Ole Miss family,” said Insell. “Sean’s passion really stood out to me throughout this process and made him a necessary addition to our program. Sean will be involved heavily in film breakdown of our future opponents. His expertise in this area will help elevate our program from a preparation standpoint.”
Stephenson comes to Oxford from Westview High School in Martin, Tenn., where he served as the head women’s basketball coach for nine seasons. Stephenson led his squad to nine 20-win seasons, including two 30-win seasons.
His squads have advanced to five sub-state appearances including back-to-back appearances in 2013 and 2014. This season, his team advanced to the state final four. In addition to coaching at Westview, Stephenson has also served as head women’s basketball coach at Franklin High School and Dresden High School. As a high school coach, Stephenson has amassed a 348-156 career record over 15 seasons.
Stephenson has NCAA experience serving as a graduate assistant at UT-Martin from 1997-99. During his time with the Skyhawks, they won the Ohio Valley regular-season championship and reached the Sweet Sixteen of the WNIT. Stephenson, who earned his Bachelors and Masters at UT-Martin also served as a student manager for the UT-Martin men’s team during his undergraduate days
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