Phillip Shumpert

Phillip Shumpert (born June 10, 1974)

Current position: Assistant men’s basketball coach
Current team: Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (Head coach: Bob Marlin)
Current conference: Sun Belt Conference
Teams coached: North Carolina A&T Aggies
North Carolina A&T record: 13-19 (.406)
Overall record^: 13-19 (.406)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Louisiana (asst)
2022-2023 North Carolina A&T (interim HC)
2019-2022 North Carolina A&T (asst)
2015-2016 Lawson CC
2014-2015 Jackson State (asst)
2013-2014 Southern Poly (asst)
2009-2013 Lawson CC
2008-2009 West Alabama (asst)
2007-2008 Lawson CC (asst)

Phillip Shumpert Facts

  • Phillip Shumpert
  • Born June 10, 1974
  • Hometown: Fulton, Mississippi
  • Alma Mater: The United States Sports Academy (BA, 2006)
  • Played basketball at Itawamba CC (MS), John C. Calhoun (AL) and D-II Albany State (GA)
  • Started his coaching career at Columbia HS in Decatur, GA before joining the coaching staff at Lawson CC (GA)
  • Spent one season as an assistant under Eddie McCarter at D-II West Alabama before returning to Lawson in 2009 to be the head coach
    • Went 82-46 in four seasons at the helm, highlighted by a 25-6 record in 2010 with team being nationally ranked in the NJCAA and winning the ACCC North Division title
  • Worked for one year each as an assistant at Southern Poly (GA) and at D-I Jackson State under Wayne Brent
    • Returned to Lawson again for a second stint as head coach, this time just for one year (2015-16)
  • Spent the next few years at the prep and grassroots levels in Georgia, including a stint at Starr’s Mills HS
  • Arrived at North Carolina A&T in 2019, spending the next ~3 seasons as an assistant under Willie Jones
  • Hired in September 2023 to be an assistant coach under Bob Marlin at Louisiana

Phillip Shumpert Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I level only