Morgan Bailey
Assistant Coach
Office
MCA 208


Twitter: @CoachMoBailey

Responsibilities at BYU (women's basketball)

  • Assistant Coach - women's basketball, 2022-present

Career Highlights

  • Back-to-back winning seasons at UVU with the Wolverine squads went 29-18 in the WAC over her three seasons as an assistant
  • She helped lead UVU to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 2020-21, where they faced No. 1 and eventual national champion Stanford
  • During her tenure on staff, she has coached eight All-WAC, two WAC All-Defensive Team picks, a WAC All-Newcomer selection, and 19 Academic All-WAC honorees
  • Coached Josie Williams to back-to-back seasons as an All-WAC first-team selection in 2021-22 and Maria Carvalho to a second-team honor last year
  • Williams led the WAC and was No. 4 nationally with 12.3 rebounds per game and No. 2 in the WAC at 17.3 points per game, posting 22 double-doubles on the year
  • She mentored Shay Fano and Nehaa Sohail to All-WAC honorable mentions in 2020-21, with Fano, a Southern Utah transfer, also being named to the All-Newcomer Team, while Carvalho was on the All-Defensive Team for two years

Coaching Experience

  • BYU Women's Basketball Assistant Coach (2022-present)
  • Utah Valley University Women's Basketball Assistant Coach (2019-22)
  • Southern Utah Women's Basketball Assistant Coach (2018-19)
  • Snow College Women's Basketball Assistant Coach (2017-18)

Education

  • BYU (2015), Exercise and Wellness, Nutrition

Playing Career

  • BYU 2010-15
  • As a senior was the WCC Player of the Year
  • AP honorable mention All-American
  • Averaged 17.2 points per game and 10.5 rebounds
  • Bailey led the Cougars to a Sweet 16 run where they lost to eventual national champion UConn

Personal/Family

  • Niece of former NBA player Thurl Bailey
BYU Hall of Fame