Laura Barry
Assistant Coach
Women's Basketball Coaches
PHONE: (423) 439-5347 EMAIL: BARRYL@mail.etsu.edu
Laura Barry

Laura Barry joined the ETSU women's basketball coaching staff in June 2013 after spending two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at St. John’s University. At SJU, Barry's duties included overseeing the team managers and practice players, helping organize gameday operations and travel, utilizing social media, and assisting coaches when necessary.

In her first year with the Red Storm, she helped St. John's advance to its first-ever Sweet 16 and a record-breaking 13-3 record in BIG EAST; securing six victories over top 25 opponents throughout the season. The Red Storm finished the season ranked No. 13/15 in the national polls.

Prior to arriving at St. John’s, Barry spent the 2010-11 season assisting head coach Kate Costanzo at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. At Allegheny, Barry served as recruiting coordinator; working closely with admissions and prospective student-athletes, as well as serving as academic coordinator. In addition, she was solely responsible for video breakdown of games and opponents’ tendencies and also organized travel arrangements for the Gators.

Before coming to Allegheny, Barry worked at the Women's Sports Foundation, where she helped advance the lives of girls through sport and physical activity opportunities. Outside of basketball, Barry worked as a ticket sales associate for the New York Islanders Hockey Club in Plainview, N.Y. and as an operations and ticket sales assistant for Carolina Railhawks Soccer in Cary, N.C.

As a student-athlete, the native North Carolinian played three seasons at the University of North Carolina (2007-09) where she played for head coach Sylvia Hatchell. In her time in Chapel Hill, she was a part of two ACC Championships and a member of the 2007 UNC squad that reached the NCAA Final.

Preceding UNC, Barry competed during the 2004-05 season at UNC-Wilmington under former Tar Heel assistant coach Ann Hancock. Also, from 2004-09, Barry coached alongside her former coach in Hatchell's girl's basketball camps, as well as numerous other skills camps.

Barry graduated from the University of North Carolina with a dual bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science and Communications Studies in 2009, and pursued her MBA in Executive Management at St. John's University's Tobin School of Business.

Women's Basketball Coaches
Brittney Ezell
Head Coach
Nikki Davis
Assistant Coach
Brittany Burkhardt
Assistant Coach
Laura Barry
Assistant Coach
Nicci Kelly
Graduate Assistant Coach
John David Smelser
Graduate Assistant Coach
WBB Mercer University 49 Final
Feb 21 ETSU 70
BB ETSU 2 Spartanburg, S.C.
Feb 21 UNC-Asheville 3
MBB ETSU 59 F
Feb 21 Chattanooga 67
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 22 Results
BB ETSU 10 Spartanburg, S.C.
Feb 22 Pittsburgh 4
BB ETSU 9 Spartanburg, S.C.
Feb 22 USC Upstate 2
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 23 Results
WBB ETSU 46 Final
Feb 23 Samford University 69
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 24 T11 of 15
MBB ETSU 73 F
Feb 26 Citadel 74
WTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Feb 27 Results
MTEN Tennessee Tech 0 Bristol, Tenn.
Feb 27 ETSU 7
WTEN ETSU 6 Akron, Ohio
Feb 28 Akron 1
WTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Feb 28 3 of 9
BB Butler 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Feb 28 ETSU 4
WBB ETSU 42 Final
Feb 28 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 64
SB ETSU 10 5
Feb 28 Morehead St. 1
SB ETSU 5 Savannah, Ga.
Feb 28 UMBC 7