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Franklin Scott
Camp Director / Assistant Coach

Franklin Scott enters his second year as an assistant women's basketball coach for North Carolina A&T. In addition to his coaching duties, Scott also handles A&T’s basketball operations. He brings with him experience in coaching and player development.

Scott comes to Greensboro after serving as the top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Jefferson College, a two-year community college in Hillsboro, Mo. For two seasons, he helped the Vikings win more than 50 games. Scott served as the offensive coordinator and maintained recruiting responsibilities. He also handled film exchange, scouting and facilitated an athletics department study hall to enhance academic achievement.

On the court, the Vikings were prosperous during his stay there. During the 2011-12 season, the Vikings went 31-5, winning the Midwest Community College Athletic Conference crown and Region XVI championship title. The 2011-12 team was also national ranked as high as No. 9 in the National Junior College Athletic Association National Poll, and Scott signed a Top 10 JUCO recruiting class that season, including several players ranked highly at their position by ESPN and by Dan Olson Collegiate Girls Basketball Report, including the No. 3 overall player. They finished seventh at the NJCAA Division I National Tournament.

In the midst of the program's success, he helped develop three all-region players and four all-conference players, including LaQuinta Jefferson, who was named to the NJCAA All-Tournament team as well as to the Women's Basketball Coaches Association JUCO All-American team in 2012. She was also nominated as a candidate for the WBCA State Farm JUCO Player of the Year. Scott was instrumental in helping send four players to the NCAA Division I level and two players to the NCAA Division II level.

The 2010-11 season was also highly successful, as Scott helped lead the team to the Region XVI championship game and helped develop three all-region and all-conference players. He helped send five players to the NCAA Division I level, and three players to the NCAA Division II level following that season. The Vikings had a 21-11 record in 2010-11, and were ranked as high as No. 4 in the country. During Scott's tenure at Jefferson College he assisted in producing two NJCAA National Players of the Week in LaQuinta Jefferson and  Anete Klinstone. For two years, Scott coordinated the Jeffco Jam, a preseason recruiting event for college coaches looking for JUCO talent.

Prior to working at Jefferson College, Scott worked as the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Neosho County Community College in Chaunte, Kan. He helped in the development of two All-Kansas Junior Community College Conference Players and an all-region student-athlete. He also coached a WBCA State Farm Honorable Mention All-American in Bjonee Reaves. Reaves was recognized as the NJCAA National Player of the Week after recording a quadruple-double (30 points, 12 rebounds, 13 assists and 10 steals) and a double-double in the same week.

For the 2008-09 season, Scott was working at Arizona Western College as the women's basketball assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. The team was 21-10 and made an appearance in the Region I championship game for the first time in six years. Two players from the team earned NJCAA All-American honors in Yohanna Morton and Katrina Johnson. Scott also coached three All-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference players. Ten players from the Arizona Western College team he coached eventually played at four-year schools.

Scott was a community relations intern for the WNBA Chicago Sky during the 2008 season, and also served as a scout player and camp manager for the University of Tennessee women's basketball program from June 2005 to his graduation from UT in December 2008.

Scott earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Tennessee. Scott and his wife, Erica, reside in Jamestown, N.C.

Laphelia Doss
Assistant Coach

Laphelia Doss enters her second season as an assistant women's basketball coach at North Carolina A&T. Doss responsible for preparing the A&T post players for play. In first season, redshirt freshman Eboni Ross made tremendous strides. Ross, a reserve at the start of the season, had to take over the center position after Nikia Gorham went down with a knee injury.

Ross went on to excel in her role as a starter, winning MEAC Rookie of the Year honors in leading the Aggies to a 13-3 conference record.

Doss came to Greensboro with 10 years of coaching experience, which included four appearances in the NCAA tournament as a coach and one as a student-athlete.

Doss was the head women's basketball coach and the senior woman administrator at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Ga. In her first year as head coach, she took a team that had only won five games to an impressive record of 15-15, while also making the conference tournament. She also handled compliance for women's programs and life skills development.

Prior to her time in Georgia, Doss spent three years as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Austin Peay State University. During her time with the Governors, she was instrumental in the development of several standout athletes, including Jasmine Rayner, a 2010 preseason all-conference member; Nicole Jamen, an OVC All-Tournament recipient and a 2010 second-team All-OVC selection and April Thomas, an OVC Tournament MVP and 2009 second-team All-OVC honoree. Austin Peay reached consecutive NCAA tournament appearances in 2009 and 2010 after winning the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship titles each year.

Doss spent a season at Southern Polytechnic State in Marietta, Ga., starting in 2007. The Hornets compiled an 18-13 overall record and a fifth-place 12-8 record in the Southern States Athletic Conference. For the 2006-07 campaign, Doss served as an assistant at James Madison, helping the Dukes to an NCAA tournament appearance.

Doss got her starting in coaching at her alma mater, Eastern Kentucky, in 2002. In four years, she helped lead the Colonels to a stellar 2004-05 campaign, which included the OVC regular-season and tournament championship crowns and the program's second-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. Miranda Eckerle, Pam Garrett, and Candis Cook all earned OVC all-conference honors under her watch.

Doss herself was a standout student-athlete at Eastern Kentucky in the mid 90's.  She is the Colonel's record holder for single-game rebounds (26), career rebounds (1,026), and single-season field goal percentage (.551). She also ranks among the program's top-10 scorers (1,378) and was a three-time all-conference performer and earned all-freshman honors. Doss is the only player in EKU program history to record 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. She ranked in the top-10 nationally in rebounds with 309 in 1996.

After leading the Colonels to the OVC tournament title and their first ever automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament in 1997, Doss was named OVC Tournament MVP. Doss would go on to lead the Colonels to OVC regular season titled in 1995, 1997 and 1998.

Doss holds a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism and a master's degree in sports administration from Eastern Kentucky. In 2010, Doss completed the Black Coaches & Administrators Achieving Coaching Excellence Program.  She is also a member of the BCA and the Women's Basketball Association.

Shavon Earp
Assistant Coach

Shavon Earp enters her second season as an assistant coach for the North Carolina A&T women's basketball.

Earp is responsible for working with the Aggies wings and guards. In her first season, she helped sophomore guards Adriana Nazario and Ariel Bursey transition from players with limited playing time the previous year to key parts of the Aggies rotation. Nazario started 19 games during the 2012-13 season, as she led the Aggies in assists per game. Bursey led the Aggies in scoring three times during the season and she shot an impressive 48 percent from the field.

Earp joined A&T after spending two seasons as the assistant women's basketball coach at William & Mary. With the Tribe, she was responsible for developing the guard and perimeter players, which resulted in an All-CAA player in Taysha Pye. Earp also assisted with recruiting, scouting, developing game plans, organizing community service activities and administering individual and group workout sessions.

Two years prior to joining William & Mary's staff, Earp spent the two years as the assistant coach of the girls varsity basketball team at Hampton High School in Hampton, Va. She was the primary guard coach, and developed and implemented the strength and conditioning program for the student-athletes. She also helped counsel the student-athletes in academic matters. During that span she also served as the assistant coach for the heralded Boo Williams 16-and-under Elite AAU Team, where Earp assisted in developing players and supervising the team during competition and tournament travel.

As a graduate student at Radford University, Earp served as a graduate assistant for the women's basketball program.  She coordinated all aspects of film exchange for scouting reports, produced a monthly newsletter updating alumni on the status of the program and helped coordinate the team's annual alumni event. The Highlanders had a 20-win season in 2007-08.

Before she entered coaching, Earp was a talented student-athlete. Earp was named the 2001-02 Gatorade Player of the Year in Virginia and was an honorable mention All-American for Hampton High. She was named to the All-State first team twice and led the Crabbers to the 2000-01 state championship.

She attended the University of Pittsburgh and competed in 28 games for the Panthers as a freshman and was named to the Big East All-Academic team. She transferred to Radford and completed her career with 834 points, 267 rebounds and 108 assists in 81 games for the Highlanders.

Earp graduated with a bachelor's degree in communication and a master's degree in corporate and professional communication from Radford. She is also a member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and a volunteer with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Hampton Roads and ARC of Greater Williamsburg.