Quntashea Lewis named Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Virginia Wesleyan

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Quntashea Lewis, head basketball coach at Salem Faculty (NC), has been named as the brand new head girls’s basketball coach at Virginia Wesleyan College,  in line with Andrea Hoover-Erbig, Government Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.  She replaces Liz Hudy, who stepped down after three seasons to work in personal Business

Lewis and Desiree Driver of Averett College be a part of the league this season as the primary African American girls’s basketball head coaches in ODAC historical past. 

“Quntashea is a bright, young and upcoming star in the coaching profession,” stated Hoover-Erbig. “She has an established reputation as a player and coach and comes highly recommended by some of the most respected leaders in the women’s basketball coaching profession. We are excited for her to join our Virginia Wesleyan family.”

“My thanks to Coach Hoover-Erbig for this opportunity at such a distinguished institution,” Lewis stated.  “Playing and coaching against VWU has brought an appreciation for the quality of the University, its sports facilities, and the athletic department. Virginia Wesleyan provides an outstanding student-athlete experience in a premier location. I look forward to building on that success and immersing myself in the Marlin culture and working with our amazing student-athletes.”

Lewis joins Virginia Wesleyan College after spending the final three seasons as the top coach of the Salem Faculty Spirit in Winston-Salem, N.C. 

Previous to taking on the top teaching function at Salem, Lewis spent the 2018-19 season as an assistant coach at Mount Saint Mary Faculty.

Lewis holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Train Science with a minor in teaching from Salem Faculty. She was a four-year student-athlete for the Spirit garnering quite a few awards and accolades. She ranked first in Salem’s profession historical past in offensive rebounds (335), defensive rebounds (472) and complete rebounds (872). She additionally ranks second in subject objectives made (475), factors (1,208) and factors per sport common (20.7).  Whereas enjoying at Salem, Lewis was named Crew MVP, Nice South Athletic Convention Participant of the Yr, Salem Faculty Anne Woodward Scholar-Athlete of the Yr, D3Hoops All-Area third Crew, and North Carolina Collegiate Sports activities Data Affiliation First-Crew Faculty Division All-State.

She is not any stranger to the Previous Dominion Athletic Convention as she was an assistant coach at Jap Mennonite College from 2016 to 2018. 

VWU basketball groups compete within the lately renovated TowneBank Area within the Jane P. Batten Scholar Heart, a contemporary 2,000 seat venue with 360-degree seating, spacious skilled type locker rooms, and help amenities for sports activities drugs and booster leisure.  

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