2013 Women’s Basketball Coaching Hire Breakdown: Part 1

2013-’14 Women’s Basketball Head Coaching Hire

Background Breakdown Part 1: A-C

Misc notes from this group:

  • 2 of the 5 were a DI head coach before.
  • None were internal hires.
  • None had worked at the institution previously.
  • 2 had been interim head coaches before.

American University- Semeka RandallHead Women's Basketball Coach Semeka Randall

  • Previous position? Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Ohio University
  • Coached here before? No
  • Played in college? Yes- at Tennessee for legendary coach Pat Summitt
  • College Head Coach Before? Yes- Ohio University
  • Years experience? 11
  • Misc. Info: 2-time All-American and national champion at UT, played professionally
  • Official Link: Alabama A&M Athletics website

Belmont University- Cameron NewbauerHead Women's Basketball Coach Cameron Newbauer

  • Previous position? Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at the University of Louisville with Jeff Waltz
  • Coached here before? No
  • Played in college? Yes- one season at Madonna College
  • College Head Coach Before? No
  • Years experience? 11
  • Misc. Info: Was an assistant for five years at Georgia for legendary coach Andy Landers
  • Official Link: Belmont Athletics website

Cal State Fullerton University- Daron ParkFullerton Head Women's Basketball Coach Daron Park

  • Previous position? Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach at the University of Southern California with Michael Cooper
  • Coached here before? No
  • Played in college? Unknown
  • College Head Coach Before? Yes- at NAIA Westminster College & interim head coach at Maryland
  • Years experience? 13
  • Misc. Info: Led Maryland to a 33-4, NCAA Elite 8 season as interim head coach in 2007-’08
  • Official Link: Cal State Fullerton Athletics website

Coastal Carolina University- Jaida Williams Head Women's Basketball Coach Jaida WIlliams

  • Previous position? Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Wake Forest University with Jennifer Hoover
  • Coached here before? No
  • Played in college? Yes- at Barry University under Jan Allen & at Cal Poly Pomona
  • College Head Coach Before? No
  • Years experience? 8
  • Misc. Info: Also worked with Ganon Baker Basketball in the past
  • Official Link: Coastal Carolina Athletics website

Columbia University- Stephanie GlanceHead Women's Basketball Coach Stephanie Glance

  • Previous position? Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Illinois State
  • Coached here before? No
  • Played in college? Unknown
  • College Head Coach Before? Yes
  • Years experience? 25
  • Misc. Info: Also was the interim head coach at North Carolina State University three times under legendary coach Kay Yow
  • Official Link: Columbia Athletics website


If I missed any schools (Chattanooga will come later under UTC) please let me know!

Until next time, Coach ’em up!

Hal Wilson

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