Chris Long (basketball)

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Chris Long
Sport(s) Women's college basketball
Biographical details
Born (1968-06-06) June 6, 1968 (age 48)
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1997–1999 Vicksburg HS
1999–2005 Louisiana Tech (asst.)
2005–2009 Louisiana Tech
2009–2010 UAB (men's asst.)
2010–2011 Clemson (asst.)
Head coaching record
Overall 71–44 (.617)
Accomplishments and honors
WAC champions (2006, 2007)
WAC Tournament champions (2006)
WAC Coach of the Year (2006)

Christopher H. Long (born June 6, 1968) is a college basketball coach. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1991 with a degree in advertising and from Alcorn State University in 1997 with a master's degree in school administration. Long served as the head girls' basketball coach at Vicksburg High School from 1997–1999 while compiling a 46–19 record. He then became an assistant women's basketball coach under Leon Barmore and Kurt Budke at Louisiana Tech University. Long was named head coach of the Lady Techsters in 2005 and served in that position until he was fired during the 2008–09 season.[1] He then took a men's basketball assistant coaching position under Mike Davis at UAB.[2] In 2010, he got back to women's college basketball at Clemson University to serve as an assistant for Itoro Coleman.[3]

Long is now an assistant principal at Easley High School in Easley, South Carolina.[4][5]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters (WAC) (2005–2009)
2005–06 Louisiana Tech 26–5 15–1 1st NCAA First Round
2006–07 Louisiana Tech 17–13 12–4 T–1st
2007–08 Louisiana Tech 16–15 9–7 T–4th
2008–09 Louisiana Tech 12–11 4–4
Louisiana Tech: 71–44 40–16
Total: 71–44

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion