Longtime Bentley Assistant Selected as A STEP UP Hall of Fame Inductee for 2019

Longtime Bentley Assistant Selected as A STEP UP Hall of Fame Inductee for 2019


White, 20-year assistant at Bentley, is one of two inductees from Division II.

ROCK HILL, SC - In May, A STEP UP, an Assistant Coaches Professional Development Symposium founded by Johnny and Felicia Allen will celebrate 10 Years of Educating, Equipping, Connecting and Inspiring college assistant basketball coaches at all levels of the game.  To commemorate their 10 Year Anniversary the Allens along with their Board of Directors and support from presenting sponsor Glen Wright with Worth Advisors, will celebrate by establishing the A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame Presented by Worth Advisors.

This is the first Hall of Fame of its kind that specifically recognizes NCAA Divisions I, II and III men and women ‘assistant’ basketball coaches.  A STEP UP is celebrating its 10th year in providing professional development for Coaches. The Class of 2019 will be the inaugural class inducted into the A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 during the Symposium’sLegends Breakfast from 7:30 am – 9:30 am at the downtown Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. 

The 2019 A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame honorees will consist of twelve (12) inductees:  four (4) from DI Men’s Basketball; four (4) from DI Women’s Basketball; two (2) each from Divisions II and III – one men’s basketball and one women’s basketball.  The Class of 2019 includes:

Division I Inductees: Donny Daniels (Gonzaga), Chris Dailey (UConn), Mickie DeMoss (Retired), Stan Jones (Florida State), Carol Owens (Notre Dame), Steve Robinson (North Carolina), Dwayne Stephens (Michigan State) and Amy Tucker (Stanford); 

Division II Inductees:  C. White (Bentley) and Dan Shardo (Findlay);

Division III Inductees: Arthur Howell (Emmanuel College) and Tom Jessee (Augustana College).

For more information regarding the Class of 2019 Inductees or tickets please visit www.AStepUpInc.org

Division II – Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach Inductee - C. White, Bentley University

Has served as an assistant coach at Bentley for 20 seasons.  Has a reputation as one of the best recruiters at DIII having recruited six of the top 15 scorers in program history.  During her tenure as top assistant coach she has been a part of the 2014 national championship, four Elite Eight appearances, six Northeast-10 regular season titles and seven NE-10 Conference Tournament crowns.  Spent one year as an assistant coach at Harvard.

-Release provided by A STEP UP-

The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.

Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.