Get to Know Assistant Coach Lenise Stallings
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Get to Know Assistant Coach Lenise Stallings

Name:  Lenise Stallings                      
Position: Assistant Coach

What do the players call you? Coach Stallings

Where did you grow up? Hattiesburg, MS

Why did you start coaching? My senior year of college basketball, I wasn't ready to let basketball go. I also knew I wasn't going to pursue a professional career. So, since my dad was a coach and I was around basketball my entire life I figured I'd give it a shot! Shortly after I discovered my Why. It was to change mindsets!

What’s a word or phrase that you say often? Get Money. Get Buckets.

What college coach/coaches do you admire? Coach Kern, Coach Kilbert

What are some of your hobbies? Reading, dancing, watching film

Family: Daughter-Kyia

Advice you were given when you started coaching that you still use today: When I was a player, Coach Wells used to tell me she hoped I coached players just like me. So when I became a coach, that translated to be the Coach I would want to play for.

Favorites
Dessert: Ice Cream!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Color: Pink
Ice Cream Flavor: Oreo Cookies and Cream!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Restaurant in Nashville: NY Pie
Breakfast food: Cereal and milk – Froot loops w/2% milk
City to visit: Seattle
Kind of Music: Everything!!!!!!!!!!!!
NBA Player: Rajon Rondo

Five Fun Facts About Yourself

Science lover

Scared of every animal

It can’t be pitch black when I’m sleeping/but every door has to be closed

I NEVER flush the toilet if the shower water is running

I love to dance!!

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