Angel Elderkin

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Appalachian State University


2014 – Present: Head Coach, Appalachian State University

2013 – 2014: Assistant Coach, Louisiana State University

2012 – 2013: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, St. John’s University

2011 – 2012: Director of Video Operations, Louisiana State University

2007 – 2011: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, University of Virginia

2005 – 2007: Video Coordinator (06-07)/Graduate Assistant (05-06), University of Tennessee

2001 – 2005: Assistant Coach, Siena College

1999 – 2001: Special Assistant to the Head Coach, East Tennessee State University

1995 – 1999: Player, University of Southern Maine


2001: East Tennessee State University, Masters, Physical Education and Exercise Science

1999: University of Southern Maine, Bachelors, Sociology


Hometown: East Providence, RI

Career Highlights

Career Division I Wins

20+ Win Seasons (1)

Winning Seasons (3)
2021-22, 2020-21, 2018-19

Post-Season Berths (1)
2018-19 WBI Championship

2017 United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award recipient

Led Appalachian State to the 2018-19 WBI Tournament Championship

Has led App State to 106 overall wins and three winning seasons, as well six wins in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament

In 2018-19, led App State to the program’s most single-season wins (22) in seven seasons, as well as first post-season berth (WBI) in six seasons

In 2020-21 and 2018-19, guided App State to the most Sun Belt Conference wins (10) in program history

As App State’s Head Coach, has recruited and coached 10 Sun Belt All-Conference Team selections, as well as one Newcomer of the Year

Helped lead Tennessee to the 2006-07 National Championship

As a Division I Assistant Coach, helped lead LSU, St. John’s, Virginia, and Tennessee to a combined total of eight NCAA Tournament berths

As Virginia’s Recruiting Coordinator, signed four consecutive classes that ranked in the top-20 nationally, including two classes that ranked in the top-10 nationally

As a student-athlete, helped lead Southern Maine to four Little East Conference Regular Season Championships, three Little East Conference Tournament Championships, and four NCAA Tournament berths (1997-98 National Runner-Up)

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