2011-12 Women's Basketball vs. Gardner-Webb (Feb. 4, 2012)
Shameka Montgomery begins her eighth season as an assistant coach with the Coastal Carolina women's basketball program.
On the Chanticleer staff, Montgomery acts as the primary position coach for the team's power forwards and centers along with assisting with the program's overall recruiting, scouting and game preparation duties.
Montgomery helped tutor Katie White, one of the greatest low post defenders in Coastal Carolina history. At the conclusion of her playing career, White had tallied 209 blocked shots to rank at the top of the CCU all-time list. In addition, White set the program's single-season blocked shots record in 2010-11 with 67 rejections.
Montgomery came to Coastal Carolina after playing overseas for two seasons: in Sweden in the 2004-05 season and Portugal for the 2003-04 campaign.
Montgomery played basketball at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she scored 1,139 points and grabbed 724 rebounds in her four-year career. She was a Second Team All-Colonial Athletic Association member in 2002-03 and made the CAA All-Tournament team in 2002. She graduated from UNC Wilmington with a bachelor's of science degree in physical education with an exercise science concentration in 2003.
No stranger to the area, Montgomery graduated from North Myrtle Beach High School in Little River, S.C., where she was the conference Player of the Year in 1999 and was a nominee for the Miss South Carolina Basketball.