Stacy Stephens, a former Texas All-America standout, rejoins the Women's Basketball family as special assistant for the 2012-13 season. In this capacity, Stephens will coordinate various day-to-day operations of the Longhorn program, assist with year-round recruiting efforts and oversee alumni relations. She will also work with the Frank Erwin Center staff in matters of scheduling, oversight of team areas in Cooley Pavilion and various summer camp duties.
At Texas, Stephens (2000-04) was an Associated Press and U.S. Basketball Writers Association All- American, and a finalist for the State Farm Wade Trophy and Naismith Award during her junior and senior seasons. She also claimed Big 12 First Team honors in 2003 and 2004.
Stephens (2000-04) helped the Longhorns to a berth in the 2003 NCAA Final Four and to two regular- season and one tournament championship in the Big 12 Conference. She finished her collegiate career as the third Longhorn to collect 1,000-plus points and 1,000-plus rebounds. She averaged 12.7 points and 9.1 rebounds per game during her Texas career.
Stephens was a WNBA Draft third round pick for the Houston Comets in 2004 and she spent four years playing professionally in both the United States and overseas.
In 2007, she was named an assistant coach at Fort Worth Christian High School and later joined the collegiate coaching ranks as an assistant coach at Cisco College for the 2009-10 season. After one year in Cisco, Stephens served as an assistant women's basketball coach at Texas College for two seasons and was also a Student Activities Coordinator for the Texas College student body during the 2011-12 academic year.