Alex Stern joined the women's basketball coaching staff prior to the 2019-2020 season.
Coach Stern was most recently the Head Women's Basketball Coach at the University of Maine at Augusta for the 2018-2019 season. In his time at UMA, Coach Stern helped guide the team to 10 regular season wins and earn the number 4 seed going into the YSCC playoffs. Coach Stern also helped in developing two players to earn 2nd team all conference in the YSCC. Prior to coaching at UMA, Coach Stern spent the 2017-2018 season as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Salem University in West Virginia. In his time at Salem, Coach Stern guided the Salem Tigers to the most wins the program has had since the 2007-2008 season. He also helped to develop a top 100 scorer in the country in NCAA Division II women’s basketball.
Before going to West Virginia, Coach Stern spent three seasons as the Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Trinity College of Florida. Coach Stern spent two seasons as the men’s assistant basketball coach at Trinity College where he helped lead the team to the NCCAA National Championship game during the 2014-2015 season before switching over and becoming the Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach and aiding the launching of a brand new Women’s Basketball Program at Trinity College. In the three years with the Women’s basketball program, Coach Stern helped the team go from a 1 win season in their first ever year with a team to winning 12 games in their second season and earning the #2 seed in their NCCAA tournament in 2016-2017 season. In the third season Coach Stern helped organize games against Division II basketball programs to further market, grow, and attract new recruits to the Trinity Women’s College Basketball program.
Coach Stern brings experience in recruiting, player development, game planning, scouting, scheduling, and on-floor coaching.
Outside of coaching at the college level, Coach Stern brings experience coaching AAU girls basketball where he spent two years coaching a High School AAU Girls Team called the Pasco Wildcats based out of New Port Richey, FL. One of the greatest accomplishments was winning the Championship in the bracket play they were in at the University of South Florida Team Camp. He also coached Semi Pro Women’s Basketball for the Tampa X-Factor and has coached Semi-Pro Men’s Basketball for the Tampa Bay Saints. Coach Stern has not only trained many high school basketball players who play varsity basketball, but has also trained college and professional players who he has helped land in Colleges across the U.S. as well as players overseas to play professional such as in Mexico, Sweden, and Peru.
Coach Stern graduated from the University of South Florida in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and graduated with his Master’s degree from Ashland University in Business Administration in May of 2019.