Carla Coleman enters her third season as an assistant coach for the Owls program in 2019-2020.
Prior to her arrival at Bryn Mawr, Coleman spent the previous three seasons (2014-2017) at Welsh Valley Middle School as the 7th grade basketball coach. Prior to Welsh Valley, she served as the head coach at Harriton High School for seven seasons (2005-2012). Coleman has over 15 years of coaching experience as an assistant and head coach at the high school and AAU level.
Carla Coleman played her collegiate basketball at Penn State University (1990-1995). Coleman was a two-year starter for the Lady Lions. She captured one Atlantic 10 and two Big Ten titles during her tenure. Coleman was also a member of the 19 and under USA Basketball Team during her collegiate career.
Coleman received her bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Services Education with a minor in Health Education from Penn State in 1995. She also earned her master’s degree in Secondary Education/School Counseling from Penn State in 1997. In 2015, Coleman completed her doctorate in Human Services with a Specialization in Counseling Studies at Capella University.
Coleman is currently a high school counselor at Harriton High School and resides in Philadelphia.