HOUSTON – Fourth-year Head Coach Ronald Hughey is excited to announce the hiring of LaMeisha Ligons to the role of Associate Director of Operations to complete his staff for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
“LaMeisha is an outstanding person who is strong in her faith,” Hughey said. “She exemplifies hard work. She started out as a volunteer student manager, then became a paid manager and worked her way up to being out head manager while in graduate school. She is loyal and stern and a pleasure to be around every day.”
In her role, Ligons will be responsible for all of the coaches’ recruiting travel arrangements, and will assist with team travel arrangements. Ligons will also help to coordinate community service events for the Cougars, while serving as a liaison between the Houston Women’s Basketball program and alumni throughout the country.
Ligons served as the Houston Women’s Basketball equipment manager as a student at the University of Houston for the 2015-16 season. In this role, Ligons served as a liaison between the student-athletes and the coaching staff while assisting in practice and game preparation and, day-to-day operations in the Women’s Basketball office.
Ligons graduated from the University of Houston in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology – Exercise Science and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Sport and Fitness Administration at the University of Houston.
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