Ursuline College - Basketball



The Ursuline College basketball team and head coach Shannon Sword announced the addition of Stacie Cepin to their coaching staff for the 2017-18 season.

Cepin will bring over 17 years over coaching experience at the high school and college levels to the Arrows.

Last season, Cepin returned to the college ranks at Division III Westminster College in Pennsylvania as an Assistant Coach. In 2001, she served as the Women’s Basketball Strength and Conditioning Coach and interim assistant coach at Clemson University. She has also held coaching positions at Ohio University and her alma mater University of Alaska-Anchorage.

Prior to Westminster, Cepin had a successful seven-year stint as the head coach at Austintown Fitch High School in Youngstown. During her Tenure with the Falcons, Cepin picked up her 100th-career win in 2016 and led them to an AAC Championship in 2014. Fitch posted a program record 21-2 mark and Cepin earned the Coaches’ Association Coach of the Year award.

Cepin played at Division I Youngstown State University for two seasons, one that included an appearance in the NCAA Tournament in 1996. After YSU, Cepin transferred to Division II Alaska-Anchorage where she played for two seasons and earned All-Pacific West Conference honors.

While at Alaska-Anchorage, Cepin earned her Bachelor of Arts in Math with a minor in History and later earned a Master’s Degree in Recreation and Sport Science from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. In 2005, she received her teaching license from Notre Dame College (Ohio) in Integrated Mathematics for grades 7 thru 12.

The Arrows are coming off back-to-back G-MAC Regular Season Championships and two consecutive appearances in the NCAA tournament. Over the last two seasons, Ursuline has posted a 25-3 record in the G-MAC.