Laura Barry
Assistant Coach
2013-14 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.

2013-14 Women's Basketball
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
MCC NCAA South Regional Tallahassee, Fla.
Nov 14 13 of 22
WCC NCAA South Regional Tallahassee, Fla.
Nov 14 23 of 29
VB ETSU 3 Charleston, S.C.
Nov 14 The Citadel 1
WBB ETSU 81 Final
Nov 14 University of North Carolina at Asheville 68
MBB ETSU 76 F
Nov 14 Valparaiso 90
VB ETSU 3 Macon, Ga.
Nov 15 Mercer University 1
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU Rock Hill, S.C.
Nov 24, 7:00 p.m. Winthrop
WBB ETSU Terre Haute, Ind.
Nov 24, 8:00 p.m. Indiana State University
WBB ETSU Bloomington, Ind.
Nov 26, 2:00 p.m. Indiana University
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU