Deandra Schirmer welcomed as the new VSU Women’s head coach

Helped lead Eckerd College to a 106-45 record in five years

VSU names new women's basketball coach

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) -For the past three years, the VSU Lady Blazers basketball team has controlled the conference.

Now the Lady Blazers new coach, hopes to elevate their game, even higher.

Valdosta State announced this afternoon, that Deandra Schirmer will be leading the Blazers this upcoming season.

Coming off a 106-45 record in five years at Eckerd College, Schirmer seems very excited, and eager to get started.

“I want to make sure we are a cohesive group. That we’re working together, and that we’re toughened together. That’s one of the things I want is my team to be defined by toughness as well. A big piece of that is relationships. One of the things that I’ve started doing is meeting with the players. Trying to develop those relationships. Because you need to have that foundation of trust to have that buy in.”

The Blazers found the GSC conference finals this past season and went 21-10.

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