HPU Women’s hoops promotes Hailey Yohn to assistant coach

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Hailey Yohn has been promoted to High Point University women’s basketball assistant coach, head coach DeUnna Hendrix announced on Thursday.

Yohn, a 2015 graduate of Coker College, moves to an assistant coach spot following a year as the program’s director of operations.

“After a year of witnessing Hailey’s work ethic and her ability to establish relationships with anyone, she is undoubtedly deserving of this promotion,” Hendrix said. “Hailey is a bright, rising star in this business; one whom I am excited to see grow amidst our HPU family. I am honored to be able to elevate coach Yohn.”

Likewise, the Hillsborough, N.C. native is thrilled about her opportunity to play an increased roll in the High Point program.

“Being able to contribute directly to the success of our program is both a privilege and an incredible opportunity,” Yohn continued. “I’m extremely excited to continue working alongside coach Hendrix to build on our successes, raise the level of excellence and shape the future of our talented team. High Point University is truly an extraordinary place and I’m honored to be a part of the HPU family.”

Yohn was a three-year captain for the Cobras and graduated as the school’s all-time leader in made 3-pointers (211). During her playing career she was named to the South Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll twice and was voted as the team’s MVP in 2013.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Sports Studies in May 2015 from Coker College. Yohn has served as a camp coach at Duke University and the University of North Carolina during her collegiate career as well as serving as a student intern for the Coker College men’s basketball team. The former guard was selected to the So You Want to be a Coach program, which attended the 2015 Final Four in Tampa Bay to learn from various Division I, II and III women’s basketball coaches.