May Named Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Barry U.

Emily May joins the Barry University women’s basketball coaching staff this fall, director of athletics Michael L. Covone announced today.

May was most recently the assistant women’s coach at nearby St. Thomas University under head coach Candace Walker. She assisted the Bobcats to a 42-20 record over two seasons and back-to-back NAIA National Tournament appearances. The Bobcats reached the tournament finals of The Sun Conference both seasons. She contributed to all practices, training sessions and game days, facilitated campus tours and recruiting trips and analyzed game film using Synergy Sports Tech.

She also worked with AB Hoops Miami under coach Allison Bustamante, organizing skills training for youth players, including strength and conditioning, defensive positioning, ball handling and shooting fundamentals.

Originally from Wellington, Fla., May played at Keiser (then Northwood) University before transferring to St. Thomas. As a senior with the Bobcats, she averaged 9.2 points per game while shooting 33 percent from three-point range. In her three years with the Seahawks, she averaged 7.3 points per game and 3.3 rebounds.

May earned her B.B.A. degree in marketing from St. Thomas in 2016 with a 4.0 GPA. She was an NAIA National Scholar Athlete and the president of the STU chapter of the American Marketing Association. She continued at STU, earning a master’s degree in communication arts in 2019.

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