Women's Basketball Coaches
Brittney Ezell, Ed.D.
Head Coach
Ashley Houts
Assistant Coach
Kelly Mathis
Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Keisha McClinic
Associate Head Coach
Dakota Love
Director of Basketball Operations
Mike Starke
Director of Basketball Sport Performance
Autumn Lockwood
Strength & Conditioning Graduate Assistant
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Dakota Love

Dakota Love

Director of Basketball Operations

Phone (423) 439-5330
Email lovedc@etsu.edu

Dakota Love was named the Director of Basketball Operations on July 11, 2018. He begins his sixth year with the women’s basketball program.

His daily roles consist of coordinating team travel, practice scheduling, and preseason planning, along with supervising and teaching support staff such as graduate assistants, interns, and team managers. He also assists in student-athlete recruitment.

Prior to being named the Director of Basketball Operations, Love served as a graduate assistant during the 2017-18 season. He helped coordinate team meals and travel plans, while assisting in day-to-day practices. Love also handled film exchange and video coordination.

Love joined the women’s basketball program in 2013 and spent four years as a team manager.

A native of Franklin, Tenn., Love earned his Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance from East Tennessee State University.