Courtney Banghart has hitchhiked through Alaska, taught high school biology, bungee-jumped in Switzerland, and just finished reading “American Sniper.” She is also currently the coach of the only undefeated team in the NCAA Women’s Basketball League right now: Princeton. “She believes in developing strong character and a championship mentality, in recruiting and graduating players who want to serve their community, and in building relationships in and outside of her program. 18 Tar Heels Pull Away From Orange, 31-6,Tar Heels Open 2020 Campaign With Wake Forest Thursday,/news/2020/8/31/football-reserve-your-virtual-spot-with-kenan-cutouts.aspx,/news/2020/5/29/general-return-to-campus-roadmap-for-carolina-athletics.aspx,video platform powered by CBS Sports Digital. She is a great communicator. “Courtney Banghart has proven she knows how to lead students to wins both on and off the court,’’ Carolina Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham said. He spent four years on the staff of former Carolina teammate Wes Miller at UNC Greensboro and then three seasons with McGrath at UNC Wilmington.
She is direct and you can understand how she is an impressive recruiter. The Florida native was also an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the UNC men's team from 2011-12, an assistant coach at,"I'm excited to see Jackie Manuel will be re-joining the UNC athletics program as a member of the women's basketball staff," said UNC head man Roy Williams.© 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Courtney Banghart, the women’s basketball head coach at Princeton, has two Ivy League degrees and a spot on Fortune Magazine’s 2015 list of 50 greatest leaders in the world. His experience playing the game at the highest level, his genuine love for Carolina, his desire to serve this program, and his experience as a collegiate coach will fit in perfectly with our already talented staff. She speaks quickly and clearly, with passion and purpose. ",(Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images, Getty).Manuel played at North Carolina from 2001-05.A 6-foot-5 wing for the Tar Heels, Manuel earned All-ACC Defensive honors during his junior and senior seasons. He was the team's Defensive Player of the Year and Most Inspirational Player in both 2004 and 2005.Manuel started 16 games as a freshman, 30 games as a sophomore, two as a junior, and 37 as a senior. A former national champion for the Tar Heels, Jackie brings experience, competitiveness, talent, passion, selflessness, and positive enthusiasm to his return to Chapel Hill. I've learned a lot about Jackie throughout this process and am thrilled to be adding him to our program. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc.Director of Player Personnel, Development, and Recruiting Operations.UNC Greensboro from 2012-16, and an assistant at Valparaiso from 2016-17, before heading to Wilmington. "In bringing Jackie Manual on board, we have nailed it. "Coach Banghart is an incredible coach, and even better person, who is very passionate and driven to make UNC women's basketball one of the best programs in the country. “Princeton’s a place I just believe in to my very core,” Banghart said. He finished his Tar Heel career with averages of 6.2 points, 3.4 rebound, 1.8 assists, and 1.2 steals.After graduating from UNC in 2005 with a degree in African American studies, Manuel played professionally,"Carolina has a special place in my heart, and the opportunity to return home to Chapel Hill is a dream come true for my entire family," Manuel said.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C --- Jackie Manuel is back.