NewsTynesha Lewis Leaving HBCU Elizabeth City State University

Tynesha Lewis Leaving HBCU Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City hadn’t had a winning season before Lewis joined the HBCU campus.

Tynesha Lewis is moving on from HBCU coaching for three years at Elizabeth City State University. On April 12, Lewis was named as the head coach at University of North Carolina Asheville. 

Lewis has put out an impressive record of 61-29 over her three seasons at ECSU. She’s had appearances in three different CIAA tournament championships. Her skills as a coach and experience as a WNBA player.

UNC Asheville Athletic Director Janet R. Cone said in a statement, “We are so excited to have Tynesha Lewis as our next head women’s basketball coach. Her experiences as a player at NC State and in the WNBA and as a successful head coach at Elizabeth City State demonstrate that she knows how to compete and win at a high level, that she cares deeply about her student-athletes and their holistic development and off the court and that she places a high value on doing things the right way. Tynesha will work tirelessly in getting our women’s basketball program to a place of consistent competitive excellence.”

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Source: Black Enterprise

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