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SUPPORT STAFF SHELBY HILL

MANAGER • THIRD SEASON

Maurice Burton, III comes to Chattanooga after a successful high school coaching career. Burton was an assistant coach at White Station High School in Memphis and helped the Spartans to the state title in 2009 as well as a pair of runnerup finishes in 2008 and 2010 and an appearance in the 2011 semifinals. As head coach of the freshman team, Burton’s team advanced to the West Tennessee sectional in 2011. He also started the Lady Magic Elite AAU program and fielded 17-under and 15-under teams. Burton attended Overton High School in Memphis and competed in the pole vault on the track and field team. His younger brother Manuel played football in college for Arkansas State. He is the son of Sherry and Maurice Burton, Jr. Maurice is a 2002 graudate of UTC and is currently working toward his Masters Degree in Education.

Shelby enters her third season with the Lady Mocs as a team manager. She is a 2010 graduate of Sale Creek High School where she played basketball and volleyball for the Lady Panthers. She was a three-time all-district performer in both sports as well as a three-time all-tournament selection. She was a member of the Beta Club for four years and was the Salutatorian of her senior class. She was named the FCA Huddle Member of the Year. Shelby is pursuing a degree in Nursing. She is the daughter of Debbie and Warren Hill and has one younger sister, Erin.

The File on Burton Birthdate......................................................................................July 9, 1980 Hometown.............................................................................Memphis, Tenn. High School.................................................................... Overton High School College.............................................................University of Tennessee, 2002 Degree......................................................................................B.S. Education Parents...........................................................Sherry and Maurice Burton, Jr. Siblings................................................................................... Manuel Burton Playing Experience Track and Field............................................................... Overton High School Coaching Resume 2004-11.................................................................White Station High School ...................................................................................Varsity Assistant Coach ................................................................................... Freshman Head Coach

TAYLOR ROOD

MANAGER • FIRST SEASON Taylor begins her first year as team manager with the Lady Mocs. She is a 2012 graduate of Carter High School in Knoxville and was a member of the volleyball team that advanced to the Region Tournament. She will major in Nursing at Chattanooga. Taylor is the daughter of Brandi and Jonathan Rood and was born May 12, 1994 in Knoxville, Tenn.

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MAURICE BURTON, III

GRADUATE MANAGER • SECOND SEASON

JESSICA PIERCE

ATHLETIC TRAINER • FIRST SEASON Jessica begins her first season with the Lady Mocs working primarily with women’s basketball and supervising softball. Prior to her arrival at Chattanooga, she spent the las two years as the co-head athletic trainer at Huntingdon College (DS) in an outreach program with Pro-Impact Physical Therapy. She was the head athletic trainer for football as well as men’s basketball, softall, men’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s cross country and women’s track as well as cheerleading. Prior to that, Jessica was a graduate assistant at Alabama A&M University as part of an outreach program with Huntsville Hospital. Over her three years with the Bulldogs, she worked with the football team for two seasons, was the primary trainer for women’s soccer in her first semester, spent two spring seasons with softball and was the athletic trainer for the men’s and cross country and track and field teams in her final year. Jessica earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from West Alabama in 2007 and completed her Masters in Counseling Psychology at Alabama A&M University in 2010. She is currently working toward a Mastersin Sports and Fitness Management – Coaching through Troy University and is on track to graduate in December. Jessica is from Goodsprings, Ala.

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