May 29, 2008
ATLANTA – Former Georgia Tech standout Alex Stewart, head women’s basketball coach at Agnes Scott College (Ga.) the past year, was named assistant director of operations for the Yellow Jackets women’s basketball program head coach MaChelle Joseph announced Thursday.
“It is really exciting for me to bring one of my former players back to Georgia Tech to join our staff,” Joseph said. “Alex was the first point guard that I coached as a head coach and one of the most successful. She has done a great job this past season as the head coach at Agnes Scott. Our staff and our players are really excited about having Alex at Tech.”
Stewart finished her first season as head coach of the Scotties’ with a 17-9 record after spending the previous two seasons as the team’s assistant coach.
“I am really excited to come back to Tech,” Stewart said. “This will be a great learning experience and what better place to learn than at your alma mater and under a great coach like Coach Joseph.”
A 2004 graduate from Georgia Tech with a bachelor degree in International Affairs, Stewart was also a four-year letterwinner on the women’s basketball team.
While playing for the Yellow Jackets, Stewart earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors as a junior and senior and was voted team captain three years. She recorded the school’s second triple-double and led the conference in free throw percentage (2003) and assists (’03, ’04).
After graduating, she traveled to Keflavik, Iceland to play professionally. She helped her team win the Icelandic Championship and was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.
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