King Named Women's Basketball Director of Operations
King will oversee all administrative aspects of the women's basketball program, including but not limited to building and managing the annual budget; managing the team calendar to include facilities and practice schedules; coordinating team travel; assist with scheduling of individual practice instruction, weight and agility training; coordinating pre and post-game athlete meals; coordinating athlete housing to include vacation housing and per diem; assisting with on-campus recruiting; documenting practice and scouting log; serving as department marketing liaison; coordinating community service activities; supervising office personnel and team managers; managing the scout team; serving as academic coach; ordering and inventorying team apparel and equipment; statistics and practice plans. She will also serve as the liaison between the head coach and all aspects of Coastal Carolina athletic administration.
King brings a wealth of basketball knowledge to the Chanticleer women's program having worked closely with the men's basketball team at the University of Tennessee as a statistician. She also served as an External Relations Assistant to the Tennessee athletic department where she graduated in 2013 with a degree in communications. With the Volunteers, King provided CyberSports game, practice and scouting statistical analysis for the men's basketball program. King is a consultant to CyberSports, a Redmond, WA based company.
In 2010 as a sophomore at Tennessee, King was selected to receive the Naismith Good Sportsmanship Award, an honor presented in recognition of "tremendous sportsmanship on and off the court, positive contributions to the game and lifelong dedication to the sport." King, the 31st recipient of the award, at the age of 20 was the youngest to have the honor bestowed upon her and only the fourth female so honored. Prior honorees include John Wooden, Pat Summitt, Red Auerbach, Michael Jordan, Jerry West, Oscar Robertson and Dr. James Naismith himself.
Prior to her experience at Tennessee, King served as the official statistician/scoring and timing crew chief at the 2008 McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Games in Milwaukee, Wis. She became the first and only high school student to serve in that capacity in the 34-year history of the games.
A native of Oconomowoc, Wis., King graduated from Arrowhead High School where she kept statistics for the boys and girls volleyball and basketball teams. Hallie is the daughter of Bill and Shelley King. Bill was the Director of Public Relations for the Milwaukee Bucks from 1977-99.