|Title:||Head Women's Basketball Coach|
The Armstrong Atlantic State University athletic department announced the hiring of Fala Bullock on June 20th as the Pirates' new head women's basketball coach. Bullock becomes the eighth head women's basketball coach in Armstrong history.
Bullock joins Armstrong from Central Georgia Technical College in Macon, Ga., where she started the program in 2011 and directed the Cougars to an impressive 25-6 record in just their second season of competition in 2012-13, advancing to the GCAA Championships.
No stranger to the Peach Belt Conference, Bullock was the assistant coach as well as the Senior Woman's Administator (SWA) at Columbus State for two years. The Cougars featured WBCA first-team All-American selection Phoebe Smith and compiled a 32-23 record in her two seasons with the program.
A former two-year standout at Northeastern State University in
Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Bullock earned her bachelor's of science
degree in health and human performance from Northeastern State in
2004 as well as her master's of science degree in kinesiology from
Northeastern State in 2006.
She served as a graduate assistant for her alma mater from 2004-06, then spent one season as an assistant coach at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College before moving on to NCAA Division II Midwestern State as an assistant coach from 2007-09.
The Irvine, California, native began her intercollegiate career at Irvine Valley College, transferring to Northeastern State as a junior and leading the RiverHawks to a Lone Star Conference championship and a first NCAA postseason berth as the team's captain in 2003.
Bullock and her husband, Dermayne, were married in June of 2011.
|Title:||Assistant Women's Basketball Coach|
CJ Pace begins her first season as assistant coach for the Armstrong Atlantic State University women's basketball team in 2013-14.
Pace joins the Pirates from Georgia Perimeter College, where she served as an assistant coach for the 2012-13 season. A former two-year standout at the University of South Carolina, Pace averaged 7.6 points per game and ranked among the SEC's leaders in rebounding at 5.9 per game as a senior. She played professionally in Portugal and Peru before starting her coaching career as an assistant at Chipola College, where she played for two seasons and earned her associate degree in 2007.
The Atlanta, Ga., native earned her bachelor's of arts degree in sociology from the University of South Carolina in August, 2010.
|Title:||Graduate Assistant Women's Basketball Coach|
Shanae Vaifanua begins her first season as a graduate assistant coach for the Armstrong Atlantic State University women's basketball program in 2013-14.
Vaifanuajoins Armstrong from Dixie State College in Utah, where she was a four-year starter for the Storm from 2008-12 and left the school as the fourth all-time leading scorer, third all-time leading rebounder while ranking third all-time in assists and second all-time in steals.
The Hurricane, Utah, native received her bachelor's degree in human communication in 2012 and will be pursuing her graduate degree in communication and leadership from Armstrong beginning this fall.
|Title:||Volunteer Assistant Women's Basketball Coach|