TSU Completes Men’s Basketball Staff
Tennessee State University head men’s basketball coach John Cooper has completed his coaching staff. The first year head coach will open the 2009-10 season with assistant coaches Travis L. Williams, Sheldon Everett and Dana Ford.
Travis Williams, a Georgia State graduate, has served as head coach at Fort Valley State (GA) (2004-07) and stints as assistant coach at Mercer University (2007-08), Chicago State (2003-04) and Georgia State (1999-03). In 2009, he served as head coach of the Dongguan Parklane Snow Wolf Professional Basketball Club of the NBL in China.
Sheldon Everett, is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, and served as an assistant coach for the Tennessee State women’s basketball team in the 2000-09 season. Before coming to Tennessee State, Everett served as director of men's basketball operations at South Carolina.
Dana Ford, a graduate of Illinois State, served as an assistant coach at Chipola Junior College (FL), where his team finished third in the NJCAA National Tournament in 2009. Ford served as a graduate assistant at Wichita State and Winthrop Universities.
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