2010-11 Coastal Carolina University Women’s Basketball Whitaker — Assistant Coach / Support Staff
Director of Operations
First Year Coastal Carolina, ‘10
Lori Whitaker is entering her first year as an assistant coach for the Chanticleers.
Second Year Coastal Carolina, ‘09
Austin Mefford is entering his second season as director of basketball operations.
Whitaker spent the 2009 season as a student assistant where she assisted in all aspects of practice, as well as game planning, and scouting. She also spent this past summer working as the assistant coordinator at the Alan LeForce Team Camp. As camp assistant coordinator, Whitaker was responsible for managing camp staff and coordinating housing and meals for the staff and participants.
Mefford is a 2009 graduate of Coastal Carolina where he earned a B.A. in sports and recreation management. While a student a Coastal, Mefford served as a student manager for the men’s basketball program.
As a former guard for the Chanticleers, Whitaker saw action in a total of 34 games and totaled 113 points, a .424 field goal percentage, and 34 rebounds.
Mefford has also worked multiple basketball camps such as the Roy Williams Basketball Camp, Buzz Peterson Basketball Camp, Hank Bias Basketball Camp, and Alan Leforce Basketball Camp. In addition, he served as the Cliff Ellis Basketball Camp director in 2009.
A native of Bloomington, Ind., Whitaker holds a B.A. in sports management.
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Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 2010-11 Women's Basketball Media Guide