Five Assistants Added to Women’s Basketball Staff
Army West Point head women's basketball coach Missy Traversi announced the addition of five assistant coaches to her staff May 12. Jenerrie Harris, Cristina Centeno, Gaddy Lefft, Tony DiClemente and Anthony Angotti will be joining the program as assistant basketball coaches. DiClemente and Angotti both previously worked under Traversi at Adelphi.
Jenerrie Harris, Assistant Coach - Jenerrie Harris brings over 15 years of coaching experience to West Point. “Jenerrie has won at this level and at the academies,” Traversi said. “Her Division I national recruiting experience coupled with her high energy and passion for people makes her a perfect fit for our staff. As a former Division I player and former Division I head coach, she will bring tremendous perspective to our players and our staff.”
Harris served as the head coach at UMass Lowell from 2014-18. Harris mentored three members who received All-America East honors: Shannon Samuels (second team, 2014-15), Lindsey Doucette (third team, 2015-16) and Kayla Gibbs (third team, 2016-17). Additionally, Doucette was named to the conference's all-defensive team in 2014-15 and Paula Lopez was tabbed to the all-rookie team in 2017-18.
Prior to her time at UMass Lowell, Harris served on Navy's coaching staff for five seasons. She was elevated to the role of associate head coach during the 2013-14 season after serving as an assistant for the previous four. She helped guide the Mids to winning seasons all five seasons that she was on the staff and to three NCAA Tournament berths. Her previous positions include being an assistant coach at Wright State from 2006 to 2009 and Longwood from 2005 to 2006. At Wright State she helped recruit former Washington Mystics guard Shey Peddy. Read more.