Joy McCorvey

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Stony Brook University


2024 – Present: Head Coach, Stony Brook University

2021 – 2024: Assistant Coach, University of Tennessee

2018 – 2021: Associate Head Coach (20-21)/Assistant Coach, Florida State University

2012 – 2018: Assistant Coach, University of Michigan

2011 – 2012: Assistant Coach, St. John’s University

2006 – 2010: Player/Team Captain, St. John’s University


2010: St. John’s University, Bachelors, Childhood Education


Hometown: Brewton, AL

Career Highlights

In 2024, was named as one of 20 assistant coaches ready to become a Head Coach by The Athletic

From 2021 to 2024, helped lead Tennessee to a 70-34 (.673) overall and 34-18 (.654) SEC record, three winning seasons, two 25-win seasons, and three NCAA Tournament berths (two Sweet 16 appearances)

Tennessee’s scoring offense finished nationally ranked 25th in 2023-24 and 19th in 2022-23

From 2018 to 2021, helped lead Florida State to a 58-26 (.690) overall and 32-8 (.800) ACC record, three winning seasons, two 24-win seasons, and two NCAA Tournament berths

From 2012 to 2018, helped lead Michigan to a 134-73 (.647) overall and 55-45 (.550) Big Ten Conference record, six 20+ win seasons, and six postseason appearances (two NCAA Tournaments and the 2016-17 WNIT Championship)

In 2016-17, assisted Michigan to the most single-season wins (28) in program history

In 2011-12, assisted St. John’s to the most Big East Conference wins (13) and first NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance in program history

As a Division I Assistant Coach, has recruited and coached 28 all-conference team selections, as well as one Sixth Player of the Year and the 9th overall selections in the 2022 and 2023 WNBA drafts

A four-year Team Captain, one of only four players in St. John’s program history to reach both 700 career points and 700 career rebounds, led the program to three winning seasons and three post-season berths (one NCAA Tournament)