Ryan Southern is new to the University of La Verne women's basketball coaching staff. He will assist with fundraising efforts, scouting, operational tasks, and statistics.
Prior to joining ULV, Coach Southern was a member of Coach Pruitt's staff at the University Antelope Valley and Bethesda University. While at UAV and Bethesda University, Coach Southern was responsible for post play, coordinating all travel, serving as the team liaison, and game day logistics. At Bethesda, Coach Southern was on the staff of the 2014-2015 national runner-up team and played a huge part in helping win back-to-back West Region Championships. During his time at UAV, he helped lead the Pioneers to a 2016-2017 California Pacific Conference Championship, in the team's inaugural season.
Pruitt on Coach Southern --
"Coach Southern is a great addition to our program. We have worked together since 2012 and has been around basketball his entire life. Coach Southern has learned the ins and outs of how to run a program. I am thankful he is willing to volunteer his time. ”