Stacy Stephens joined the Sam Houston women’s basketball staff as assistant coach in June 2014, coming from the University of Texas where she has served as women’s basketball special assistant.
She is a former All-America player for the Longhorns. She was a finalist for the State Farm Wade Trophy and Naismith Award during her junior and senior seasons. She was a two-time Big 12 first-team player.
Stephens helped the Longhorns to a 2003 NCAA Final Four berth and to two regular- season and one tournament championship in the Big 12 Conference. She finished her collegiate career as the third Longhorn to collect 1,000-plus points and 1,000-plus rebounds. She averaged 12.7 points and 9.1 rebounds per game during her Texas career.
Stephens was a third round WNBA draft pick for the Houston Comets in 2004 and she spent four years playing professionally in both the United States and overseas in Turkey, Sweden and Portugal.
She returned to Austin in 2012 where she coordinated day-to-day operations, assisted with year-round recruiting efforts and oversaw alumni relations.
In 2007, she was named an assistant coach at Fort Worth Christian High School and later joined the collegiate coaching ranks as an assistant coach at Cisco College for the 2009-10 season. After one year in Cisco, Stephens served as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Texas College for two seasons and was also a Student Activities Coordinator for the Texas College student body during the 2011-12 academic year.
STACY STEPHENS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Assistant Coaching Experience
2012 to 2014, Special Assistant at The University of Texas at Austin
2010 to 2012, Assistant Coach at Texas College
2009 to 2010, Assistant Coach at Cisco College
2006 to 2007, Director of Basketball Operations at Colorado State University
2006 to 2008, played professionally in Turkey, Sweden, and Portugal
2004 to 2005, played professionally for WNBA’s Detroit Shock and NWBL’s Lubbock Hawks
2004, drafted by WNBA’s Houston Comets
Two-time AP All-American Second Team (2003, 2004)
USBWA All-American Second Team (2004)
All-Big 12 First-Team (2003, 2004)
Finished career at UT with over 1,000 points and over 1,000 rebounds
B.S. 2004, The University of Texas at Austin