2011-12 a-state women’s basketball
jennifer Sullivan begins her third season as an assistant with the Red Wolves, coming to Arkansas State from McNeese State in Lake Charles, Louisiana. A native of Jonesboro, Sullivan served as an assistant coach at McNeese for one season before coming to A-State. Prior to her time at McNeese State, Sullivan was an assistant on the University of Memphis staff during the 2007-08 season. She began her coaching career at Rhodes College, serving as an assistant during the 2005-07 seasons. Sullivan’s responsibilities as part of the ASU staff include include serving as the recruiting coordinator for the women’s basketball program. She is also in charge of the Red Wolves’ summer camps and is the program’s liason astateredwolves.com
2011-12 asu women’s basketball reference guide
assistant coach Jennifer sullivan
with media relations, helping coordinate player interviews with various media outlets. She assists with opponent scouting and monitoring the academic progress of the Red Wolves’ players. "As a head coach you are always evaluating potential assistant coaches in the case that you have a position come open, and Jennifer was at the top of my list," said Boyer. "Without question, Jennifer is one of the best up-and-coming coaches in the business. I have been impressed with her since her playing days here at Jonesboro High School. She is an excellent communicator, she has a very strong understanding of the game, and without question she will be a great role-model for my current athletes." A standout for the Lady Hurricane at Jonesboro High School where she earned all-district and all-state honors, Sullivan continued her playing career at the University of Memphis. Sullivan finished her four-year Lady Tiger career with 800 points, 310 rebounds and 99 steals. She saw action in 102 games, starting in 84 - including every game in her final two seasons. During her senior season, Sullivan averaged 11.5 points and 4.2 rebounds per game, was named to the Cancun Shootout and Lady Tiger Classic AllTournament teams and was named the Lady Tigers’ Most Valuable Player. Sullivan earned her degree in Communications from the University of Memphis in 2005.
Published on Oct 25, 2017