JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL MEDIA INFORMATION GUIDE ASSISTANT COACH
CAMILLE COLLIER WAKE FOREST, ‘12//FIRST SEASON Camille Collier took over as an assistant coach on the Dolphins staff in May of 2013 after working the past season as a graduate assistant coach at Georgia State. A former standout at Wake Forest, the Washington, D.C. native wrapped up her career as a student-athlete in 2012 by helping the Demon Deacons to a 20-win season and the second round of the WNIT. “Camille embodies the necessary tools starting in this profession with her incredible work ethic and zeal,” said McCuin. “Without a doubt her energy, along with attention to detail will impact this program instantaneously.” Collier was named to the ACC All-Academic team as freshman when she led ACC rookies with her 8.2 scoring average and also earned a place on the ACC Honor Roll two other times. She earned her degree in sociology. “I am elated and honored to join Coach McCuin’s staff,” added Collier. “I am excited about her vision for the program and the opportunity to elevate Jacksonville women’s basketball to new heights.”
DARNELL HANEY FLORIDA A&M, ‘04//FIRST SEASON
Darnell Haney joined the Jacksonville University staff as an assistant coach in June of 2013.
Haney comes to JU after having been the Jones High School (Orlando, Fla.) women’s basketball head coach since 2010.
“Darnell is a man that displays class, great work ethic, and energy,” said JU women’s basketball head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin. “I know the university, team, and community will appreciate his presence immediately. I look forward to watching him excel here at JU on and off the floor.” While at Jones High School, Haney helped turn around a program that had won just six games prior to him arriving to compiling 60 wins during a 3 year tenure. He guided the Lady Tigers to District and Regional titles as well as a State Final Four appearance in 2012. For his efforts, Haney was named three-time FACA Coach of the Year. “I am extremely honored and excited about joining Coach McCuin’s staff here at JU,” said Haney. “Her vision and her approach to developing an elite program is one that I am proud to be a part of. As a coach you are blessed with a handful of truly special situations. This program and this situation are special and I am ready to help JU Women’s Basketball show how special we really are.” Haney is a graduate Florida A&M University received his Master’s Degree in Athletic Administration from Nova Southeastern University in 2009. He and his wife Aaliyah have two children, Imani 8 and Caleb 3.
The 2013-14 JU Women's Basketball Media Guide.