CHARLOTTE, NC - Charlotte 49ers women's basketball coach Cara Consuegra announced that assistant coach Sabrina Gregory and Director of Basketball Operations Eric McCombs will remain on the coaching staff in their respective positions.
"Sabrina and Eric both have great passion for Charlotte and our women's basketball program," Consuegra said. "They are both hard workers who are dedicated to the success of our student-athletes. They believe in the vision we have for the future of the 49ers' women's basketball program."
Gregory just completed her third season as a member of the 49ers' coaching staff and her first season as an assistant coach. She had spent the previous two seasons as Charlotte's director of basketball operations. Gregory joined the 49ers staff in 2008 after a stellar four-year career as a guard on Charlotte's women's basketball team. Gregory helped the 49ers win 80 games, claim the 2006 A-10 regular season title and reach postseason play four times during her collegiate career.
In the spring of 2008, Gregory was named to the Division I Athletic Directors Association Scholar-Athlete team for the second straight season. Gregory was also named first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District for the second straight year and to the A-10 Academic All-Conference team for the second straight season. She graduated from Charlotte with a degree in Mathematics for Business in 2008.
In the 2007-08 season, she earned third-team All-Atlantic 10 honors for the second straight season. Gregory was also named to the A-10 All-Defensive team. She earned North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) University Division All-State honors for the second straight season as well.
In November, 2007, she became the 15th player in school history to score 1,000 career points, finishing her career ranked 11th in school history with 1,286 career points. She finished her career at Charlotte ranked among the program's career leaders in points, assists, steals, field goals made, minutes played and games played.
McCombs just completed his first season as the Director of Basketball Operations. McCombs, who was a manager at Charlotte for two years, returned to Charlotte after spending the 2009-10 season as a graduate assistant on the University of Miami women's basketball staff. He earned a Masters in Education with a concentration in Sports Administration from Miami in May, 2010.
While an undergraduate at Charlotte, he served as a manager and a practice player from 2007-09. As senior manager, he was a part of the 49ers' 2009 Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship team. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration in May, 2009.