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Latricia Trammell
Assistant Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: East Central (Okla.) University
Graduating Year: 1992
Phone: 404-413-4063
Email: ltrammell@gsu.edu
Latricia Trammell came to GSU in the spring of 2015 after winning back-to-back NAIA national championships at Oklahoma City University and compiling an 85-10 (.895) record for three seasons. Her teams dominated the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) with a 51-3 (.944) mark over those three campaigns.

In her first season at Georgia State in 2015-16, Trammell helped develop the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year (Madison Newby) as the Panthers’ staff worked nine new players into the program. Sophomore Makeba Ponder led the league in 3-point baskets made per game. Led by the guards, GSU’s defense was second in the Sun Belt in steals.

HEAD COACHING CAREER

Trammell has an eight-year head college coaching record of 150-76 (.664) with five seasons at Western State (Colo.) before going back to Oklahoma City, where she had been associate head coach and recruiting coordinator. As a high school head coach, Trammell produced a 105-45 record (.700) in five years in Texas and Oklahoma.

At Oklahoma City, she guided the 2014-15 team to a 30-2 record in winning the championship in March. Her Stars tuned up by playing Texas and Texas A&M in exhibitions. Oklahoma City lost its opener by three points on the road to the No. 24-ranked team, rolled off 18 straight wins, the bowed to the No. 10 ranked team by four points on the road. The Stars reeled off 12 more consecutive wins in hoisting the national championship trophy at the end of that streak.

Trammell guided Oklahoma City to a 27-4 mark in winning the 2013-14 national championship. Her first season there in 2012-13 produced a 28-4 record and a loss in the NAIA quarterfinals. Trammell’s first game as head coach at OCU was an exhibition loss to defending national champion Baylor with center Brittney Griner.

She has been on the WBCA National Convention Advisory Board and on the voting committee for USA Today/ESPN D-II Top 25 for three years. She is a frequent clinician on basketball and was in a session at the 2011 WBCA National Convention at the Final Four.

Under Trammell, Oklahoma City had nine NAIA All-Americans, 23 All-SAC honorees, while she was recognized twice as SAC Coach of the Year and NAIA Coach of the Year.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

At Western State (Colo.), Trammell made five consecutive Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Shootout appearnces, advancing to the championship game her final season in 2011-12 with a 16-15 record.

She helped revive Western State’s program, directing the Mountaineers to their first home playoff appearance since 1987, the first postseason victory since 1988 and the longest stretch of postseason appearances since the mid-1980s. These achievements were done with only 4.2 scholarships, the lowest in the league.

She tutored 13 All-RMAC honorees, including the RMAC Player of the Year. Among the highlights for Western State was a win over No. 2-ranked Fort Lewis (Colo.), as well as an upset of top-seed Metro State (Colo.).

In addition to being an assistant at OCU (2005-07, where program went 59-11), Trammell was an assistant coach at D-II Texas Woman’s University (2003-04) in Denton and at North Texas (2002-03). North Texas was in the Sun Belt at that time and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference tournament.

She posted a 63-33 (.656) mark in three years at Billy Ryan High School in Denton, Texas, from 1999-2002 after a 42-11 (.792) mark at Midwest City High in Oklahoma City (1997-99). She led Ryan to a regional final appearance and earned two coach-of-the-year honors. Combining her college and high school head coaching careers, Trammell is 255-131 (.661).

PERSONAL

Born in Claremore, Okla., Trammell excelled at Seminole High School, where she set a then Texas record of 46 points in a game. The all-state player produced 15 games with 40 or more points scored.

Trammell went on to play at Seminole State College in that city and finished at East Central Oklahoma. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology in 1992.­­

She is the daughter of Edna and Bobby Trammell and has three older brothers.