Joy McCorvey

Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
University of Tennessee


2021 – Present: 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, St. John’s University


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


Hometown: Brewton, AL

Career Highlights

In 2022, named one of the “Most Impactful High Major Assistant Coaches in Division I Women’s Basketball” by Silver Waves Media

Has helped lead Tennessee to a 50-21 (.704) overall and 24-8 (.750) SEC record, two 25-win seasons, and two NCAA Tournament berths (two Sweet 16 appearances)

Tennessee’s scoring offense ranked 19th nationally in 2022-23

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

From 2012 to 2018, assisted Michigan to a 134-73 (.647) overall and 55-45 (.550) Big Ten record, as well as six postseason appearances (two NCAA Tournaments) and the 2016-17 WNIT Championship

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

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

As an Assistant Coach, has recruited and coached 27 all-conference team selections, as well as one Sixth Player of the Year, and the 9th overall selections in the 2022 & 2023 WNBA draft

A three-time Big East All-Academic Team selection, led St. John’s to three post season appearances (1 NCAA Tournament)and is one of only four players in program history to amass more than 700 points and 700 rebounds

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