Candice Walker

Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach / Recruiting Coordinator
St. John’s University


2021 – Present: Associate Head Coach (22-Present)/Recruiting Coordinator, St. John’s University

2020 – 2021: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Loyola University of Maryland

2015 – 2020: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator (19-20)/Director of Basketball Operations (15-16), University of Massachusetts

2013 – 2015: Assistant Coach, Wilmington University

2007 – 2013: Player, Loyola University of Maryland


2013: Loyola University of Maryland, Masters, Liberal Studies

2011: Loyola University of Maryland, Bachelors, Communication


Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Career Highlights

2019 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Thirty Under 30 honoree

In 2022-23, helped lead St. John’s to the program’s most single-season wins (t-23) in 11 seasons and Big East Conference wins (t-13) in program history, as well as the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth in seven seasons – an improvement of 15 overall and nine Big East wins from the season prior to her arrival

In 2021-22 (first season), assisted St. John’s to an improvement of four overall and three Big East wins from the season prior

From 2015 to 2020, helped lead UMass to a 71 overall wins and 30 Atlantic 10 Conference wins

In 2019-20, assisted UMass to program’s most single-season wins (20) in 24 seasons and most conference wins (9) in 20 seasons

In 2018-19, helped lead UMass to the most single-season wins (16) in 12 seasons

As a Division I Assistant Coach, has recruited and coached nine all-conference team selections, as well as one Rookie of the Year and one Sixth Player of the Year

A 2007-08 MAAC All-Rookie Team selection at Loyola (MD), played in 117 games, which ranks 10th in program history