Women’s Basketball welcomes Cox as special assistant

Women’s Basketball welcomes Cox as special assistant


BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Brittany Cox was announced as a special assistant to Campbell women's basketball head coach Wanda Watkins on Tuesday. Cox comes to the program after completing her playing career at Pfeiffer University.

"I am excited to welcome a new addition to our program in Brittany Cox, who had an outstanding career," said coach Watkins. "She has a myriad of career accolades and was Miss Everything at Pfeiffer. She is going to help us in a number of ways in our day-to-day activities."

The Winston-Salem, N.C., native will assist in enhancing the program's social media profiles on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, being involved with academic, administrative, community and travel aspects of the program and all phases of pregame preparation.

"Since arriving, Brittany has taken the initiative to setup a Twitter account for me (@Coach_WatkinsCU) and an instagram page for the program (GoCamelsWBB)," said coach Watkins. "She brings a sense of freshness to our staff with new ideas and insights to help increase our exposure on campus and in the community."

Cox was a four-year standout at Pfeiffer University, eclipsing 1,669 points, 540 rebounds, 217 assists and 143 steals. The two-time COSIDA Academic All-American First Team recipient compiled a .394 overall shooting pct. and clicked at a .365 rate from beyond the arc.

She guided the Lady Falcons to the program's first NCAA DII Tournament victory in 2013 and earned recognition on the WBCA DII Coaches' All-America Honorable Mention and Daktronics DII Women's All-Southeast Region Second Team. The Conference Carolinas honored Cox as the Winter Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Murphy Osborne Award Finalist, All-Conference Second Team and All-Academic Team.

The three-time all-conference honoree was the Conference Carolinas leading scorer in 2011-12 with 20.8 points per game, finishing seventh in the nation. Cox set the Pfeiffer school-record with 41 points against Converse on Feb. 23, 2013.

She also picked up honors as Daktronics All-America Honorable Mention, Conference Carolinas Winter Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Pfeiffer Female Athlete of the Year during her junior campaign.

In addition to her on-court accolades, Cox served as the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) President in 2011 and 2012 and three years as the student representative on the Athletic Policy Board.

During each summer, she gained experience in the coaching field by being a camp counselor at the Duke Women's Basketball and Bishop McGuiness Basketball Camps, while assisting the Winston-Salem Stealers AAU Program. The summer of 2012 saw Cox spend the summer as an intern with the Duke Men's and Women's Basketball Programs.

Cox earned a bachelor's degree in sports management with a minor in coaching and business administration from Pfeiffer in May 2013. She currently resides in Buies Creek, N.C.