"The 4th Quarter" | 3rd Anniversary Podcast Series| Stephanie Murphy | Assistant Women's Basketball Coach| Troy University

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May 3 2023 • 1 hr 8 mins

Coach Chelsea Speaks with Coach Stephanie Murphy in the 3rd Anniversary of the Podcast. Stephanie Murphy begins her first season as an assistant coach at Troy in the 2022-23 season following five seasons as the head coach at Coahoma Community College.

Murphy, the 2022 Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference Coach of the Year, led Coahoma to a 48-10 record during her final three seasons, including a 21-7 mark during the 2021-22 campaign. The Tigers advanced to the MACCC Championship Game and the NJCAA Region 23 semifinals that season.

The year prior, Coahoma finished the season as MACCC Co-State Champions, MACCC's North Division champions and Region 23 runners-up in a season that featured a 14-game winning streak.

In the 2021-22 season, the Coahoma program tallied four student-athletes on the NJCAA All-Academic Second Team, with one on the NJCAA All-Academic First Team.

Prior to arriving at Coahoma, Murphy coached for seven years at Brandon (Miss.) High School, five years as the head coach at Tupelo (Miss.) High School and two years as the head coach at Meridian (Miss.) High School. She led each school to the state tournament and Super Ten rankings.

Murphy experienced great success at the high school level, comprising an overall record of 326-124 (.724).  She reached the state tournament five times, finishing as a three-time state runner-up. She has also won six district championships, a South State Championship and was named Daily Journal's Coach of The Year in 2007.

She played college basketball at Ole Miss, where she earned her bachelor's degree in exercise science in 2000 and her master's degree in higher education with an emphasis in student personnel in 2002.
During her time at Ole Miss, she was an Arthur Ashe, Jr. Leadership Award recipient, NCAA Leadership Conference participant and an SEC All-Academic Team member. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/chefranjohn/support