Black History Month Spotlight – Charleston’s Nola Henry
Black History Month Spotlight – Charleston’s Nola Henry 02/01/2023 10:00:00 AM
To celebrate Black History Month, CAA recognizes a current or former student-athlete, coach or administrator from each of its 13 member institutions who has made a significant impact in the community. The conference is proud to promote these men and women for their outstanding achievements.
Today we recognize Nola Henry from Charleston
Nola Henry, Player Development Coach – Los Angeles Sparks, Charleston
Nola Henry was a two-year starter for Charleston women’s basketball after transferring from UMass. The Cougars point guard dished out 114 assists as a junior in 2015-16, which was tied for the 9th-highest season total in school history, and added 68 assists in of his last season. She finished her career with 215 points.
Henry served as team captain during the 2016-17 season and was selected to participate in the WBCA’s “So You Want To Be A Coach” program. This training will prove invaluable as she continues her career after graduation.
Henry got his start in coaching working as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Hartford for three seasons. She was able to break into the professional ranks with the Connecticut Sun of the WNBA, where she spent two seasons as assistant director of basketball operations. Currently, Henry works as a player development coach with the Los Angeles Sparks.