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Blanche Alverson
Assistant Coach

Blanche Alverson

Assistant Coach

Year at Tech 1st
Alma Mater Auburn, 2013
Blanche Alverson

Biography

Blanche Alverson joined the Georgia Tech women’s basketball staff as an assistant coach in April, 2019. Alverson arrived on The Flats after spending two seasons in the same position at USC where she helped helped ink the No. 5 recruiting class in the country that included a McDonald’s All-American, two Gatorade State Players of the Year, four state champions and a honorable mention all-America.

Prior to her time at USC, Alverson served one year at New Mexico State as an assistant coach when the Aggies won their third-straight Western Athletic Conference Tournament Championship in 2017 and finished the season undefeated in league action and earning the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

She started her coaching career as a graduate assistant at Texas Tech from 2014-16. A four-year letterwinner at Auburn from 2009-13, Alverson played three years for Nell Fortner.

A native of Andalusia, Ala., and a graduate of Buford High School in Buford, Ga., Alverson earned a bachelor of science in biomedical sciences from Auburn in 2013 and a master’s of science in sports management from Texas Tech in 2016.

THE BLANCHE ALVERSON FILE
PERSONAL
HometownAndalusia, Ala.
Alma MaterAuburn, 2013
PLAYING EXPERIENCE
2009-13Auburn
COACHING EXPERIENCE
2014-16Texas TechGraduate Assistant
2016-17New Mexico StateAssistant Coach
2017-19University of Southern CaliforniaAssistant Coach
2019-presentGeorgia Tech TechAssistant Coach

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Blanche Alverson joined the Georgia Tech women’s basketball staff as an assistant coach in April, 2019. Alverson arrived on The Flats after spending two seasons in the same position at University of Southern California.

While with the Trojans, Alverson helped ink the No. 5 recruiting class in the country that included a McDonald’s All-American, two Gatorade State Players of the Year, four state champions and a honorable mention all-America. The 2018 and 2019 recruiting classes included five top 50 prospects.

As part of her role at USC, Alverson was the academic liaison, incoming student-athlete admissions director and camp coordinator. During her stay at USC, five student-athletes garnered Pac-12 academic accolades, including guard Minyon Moore who repeated as Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention two consecutive years. Additionally, six Trojans picked up All-Pac-12 honors during her two-year tenure.

Prior to her time at USC, Alverson served one year at New Mexico State as an assistant coach where she helped sign two top-150 prospects as part of her co-recruiting coordinator role. The Aggies won their third-straight Western Athletic Conference Tournament Championship in 2017, finishing the season undefeated in league action and earning the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Alverson worked with both guards and posts at NM State in skill development and helped mentor Brooke Salas who became a two-time WAC Conference Player of the Year.

She started her coaching career as a graduate assistant at Texas Tech while also serving as interim assistant coach on occasion. Alverson spent two seasons with the Red Raiders from 2014-16 focusing on recruiting, individual skill instruction, scheduling and social media campaigns.

A four-year letterwinner at Auburn from 2009-13, Alverson played three years for Nell Fortner. She finished her career second all-time in three-point shots made and became just the fourth Tiger in program history to have 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 100 assists, 100 steals and 50 blocks. A two-time Southeastern Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2013, Alverson was also named to the Allstate WBCA Good Works Community Service Team as a senior.

A native of Andalusia, Ala., and a graduate of Buford High School in Buford, Ga., Alverson earned a bachelor of science in biomedical sciences from Auburn in 2013 and a master’s of science in sports management from Texas Tech in 2016.

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