Lenise Stallings joined the staff at Tennessee State University as an assistant women’s basketball coach in June 2017.
She serves as the academic liaison, works with the guards and performs other duties as assigned by head coach Jessica Kern.
Stallings came to TSU after serving on Kern’s staff at Mississippi Valley State University. She helped secure the program’s largest recruiting class and a spot in the top 25 most improved Division I women’s basketball programs.
Prior to her position as assistant coach for MVSU, she served as a graduate assistant with the program from 2014-2016.
As an undergrad, Stallings competed four years with the MVSU women’s basketball team. She played in 124 career games during her collegiate career and helped MVSU to a 2013 appearance in the SWAC Basketball Tournament Championship game. In 2012, she aided her team in earning a SWAC regular season title and a bid to the WNIT.
During her junior and senior campaigns, she led the conference in three-point field goal percentage, shooting just over 40 percent.
A native of Hattiesburg, Miss, Stallings earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2013 and a master’s degree in Bioinformatics in 2016. She has one daughter, Kyia.