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Aug 18, 2021

McGhee Mann Joins Women’s Basketball Staff

Clemson, S.C. – Clemson head coach Amanda Butler announced today the addition of McGhee Mann to her staff prior to the 2021-22 season as video coordinator.

Mann spent the 2020-2021 season at Arkansas State with the women’s basketball program as the Director of Scouting and Operations. He came to the Red Wolves after two seasons as the video coordinator for Grand Canyon University’s women’s basketball program. In this role, he oversaw and managed all equipment, software, and programming of the technology needed to evaluate our own team’s strengths and weaknesses as well upcoming opponents for game preparation. He also assisted with materials that related to team success such as video playbooks, opponent scouting reports and statistical information to help GCU’s on-court performance. In addition to on-court duties, Mann managed and created visual content for the team’s Instagram and Facebook pages, assisted with the coordination of team camps and community engagement events while also gaining experience in recruiting operations

From 2015-17, Mann gained experience as a graduate assistant with the Baylor men’s basketball program under head coach Scott Drew while working towards his masters degree in Sport Pedagogy and Human Performance. There, he was responsible for breaking down film, assisting with on-court player development sessions, aiding the staff in game preparation, scheduling events for recruiting visits and helping with camps. Mann also created a mentorship program between the athletes and business professionals in the Waco community while being heavily involved in scouting, player development workouts (seven of which are currently playing professionally in the NBA or overseas).

Prior to Baylor, he served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Spartanburg High School (S.C.) and gained NBA experience during internships with the Charlotte Hornets (2011-12) and the Philadelphia 76ers (2013-14). His focus for both experiences centered around assisting the video coordinators & coaching staffs with various video projects to aid with player development and on-court training as well as administrative duties for the front offices including draft preparations, breaking down video of potential prospects, salary cap and free agency information, and maintaining databases & schedules for advanced scouts.

Mann is a 2013 graduate of South Carolina, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in sport and entertainment management and worked as a practice player for Basketball Hall of Fame member Dawn Staley’s Gamecocks women’s basketball program.