DeMoss Inducted Into Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame

by Judy Willson
DeMoss Inducted Into Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame

ATLANTA – Former LSU women’s basketball assistant coach Mickie DeMoss has been inducted into the inaugural class of the A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame Presented by Worth Advisors.

The Class of 2019 was inducted this morning during the Legends Breakfast at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel to kick off A STEP UP’s three-day professional development symposium. A STEP UP is celebrating its tenth year as one of the premier professional development events for assistant collegiate basketball coaches. This is the first Hall of Fame of its kind that specifically recognizes NCAA Division I, II and III men’s and women’s assistant basketball coaches.

Joining DeMoss in the inaugural class are Donny Daniels (Gonzaga), Chris Dailey (UConn), Stan Jones (Florida State), Carol Owens (Notre Dame), Steve Robinson (North Carolina), Dwayne Stephens (Michigan State) and Amy Tucker (Stanford) from Division I; C. White (Bentley) and Dan Shardo (Findlay) from Division II; and Arthur Howell (Emmanuel College) and Tom Jessee (Augustana College from Division III.

DeMoss spent two seasons as an assistant coach on the LSU staff from 2016-18. With 40 years of experience on the collegiate and professional sidelines, DeMoss continues to be a student of the game and is currently serving as a consultant with different programs around the country.

The native of Delhi, Louisiana, has an impressive resume that includes 20 seasons as an assistant and associate head coach under Pat Summitt at the University of Tennessee, four seasons as the head coach at the University of Kentucky and a two-year stint as an assistant with the WNBA’s Indiana Fever. Prior to joining the LSU staff, DeMoss served as the associate head coach at her alma mater Louisiana Tech University.


DeMoss Basketball History

1974-77, Louisiana Tech


1977-79, Assistant Coach, Memphis State
1979-83, Head Coach, Florida
1983-85, Assistant Coach, Auburn
1985-2000, Assistant Coach, Tennessee
2000-03, Associate Head Coach, Tennessee
2003-07, Head Coach, Kentucky
2007-10, Assistant Coach, Texas
2010-12, Assistant Coach, Tennessee
2012-13, Assistant Coach, WNBA’s Indiana Fever
2014-16, Associate Head Coach, Louisiana Tech
2016-18, Assistant Coach, LSU

2018-19, Director of Offensive Analytics, Vanderbilt