Levar Alton Joins Harris-Stowe State University Women’s Basketball Staff as Assistant

Head Women’s Basketball Coach Morra Gill McDaniel is thrilled to announce Levar Alton as her assistant coach. An experienced coach on all three levels including professional, collegiate, and high school, Alton brings a wealth of experience to staff.

Coach Morra stated, “Coach Levar brings an unmatched passion for player development that every program needs.  He’s has worked with athletes of all ages, from biddy ball to the International level.  We are excited for the basketball knowledge, worth ethic, and immeasurable player development he brings to Harris-Stowe State University women’s basketball!!

Alton comes to Harris-Stowe State University from nationally ranked Saint Francis High School out of Atlanta, Georgia, where he spent the last five years as the lead assistant. He helped lead the team to multiple Georgia Class A State Championship appearances and Saint Francis currently holds the State record with 11 conference championships in a row.

Alton spent the 2014-15 season as the Associate Head Coach at NCAA Division I Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. During the 2013-2014 season, Alton was the lead assistant at LSU Eunice, helping the Lady Bengals to a 26-3 record, leading LSU-E to its first-ever Miss-Lou Conference Championship.

Prior to his time at LSU E, Alton was a practice player for the 2013 WNBA Eastern Conference Champion Atlanta Dream, participating and assisting in all aspects of professional basketball practices in preparation for competitions.

Other stops along the way for Alton, included stints at Clark Atlanta University, West Virginia Tech, Atlanta Metropolitan College and Brandon University in Canada, as well as head coach for the Zone 6 Celtics basketball program for professional athletes as well as AAU. During his tenures at West Virginia Tech and Brandon, his squads won conference championships.

Over the course of his career, he has coached multiple all-conference performers, including 6 All-Americans.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Morris Brown College in 2004, before completing his master’s in Athletic Coaching Education at West Virginia in 2009.