David Smalley
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Head Coach - 22nd Season
     Smalley is entering his 22nd season at the helm of the Rio Grande women's basketball program and carries a career record of 424-253 (.626) into the 2013-14 season. He has guided the women's team to five NAIA National Tournament appearances--four at the NAIA Division I level ('94, '97, '99, & '00) and one at the NAIA Division II level (2008).
     Smalley's team claimed one Great Lakes Region crown and back-to-back American Mideast Conference tournament titles in 1999 and 2000.
     Since 1992, Smalley's teams have won an average of 21 games per season, including a school-record 27 wins twice. During his tenure at the school, Rio Grande also claimed a pair of Mid-Ohio Conference (MOC) championships in 1993 and 1994.
     A 1982 graduate of Rio Grande, Smalley completed his graduate studies at Bowling Green State University, where he also served as an assistant coach on the women's basketball staff, before moving to Morehead State University, also in an assistant's role. He began his coaching career at Warren High School in Vincent, OH as varsity girls' head coach.
     A native of Peebles, Ohio, Smalley resides in Rio Grande with his wife, Margaret, and daughter, Evans.      
2013-14 Women's Basketball Roster
Roster for 2013-14 Women's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
10Faith RushingFRG5-8Lebanon, TNLebanon High School
12Kate HammondSRG5-11Bakersfield, CAMcClain High School
14Miranda FraseFRG5-4Grove City, OHGrove City High School
15Sharday BainesFRG5-5East Cleveland, OHLake Ridge Academy
20Kaylyn GambillFRG5-6Ashland, KYPaul Blazer High School
21Brianna ThomasJRG5-5Maplewood, NJCecil CC
22Aly HerrenFRG5-4Mason, OHMason High School
23Ciara HerringSOF5-10Cleveland, OHBedford High School
24Brooke MarcumFRF6-0Vinton, OHRiver Valley High School
30Alex BranchJRG5-6Hamilton, OHFairfield High School
32Alexis PayneFRF6-1Deep Water, WVValley (Fayette) High School
33Sarah BonarSOF5-11Hartford, OHBadger High School
40Audra ClarkFRF6-0St. Marys, WVSt. Marys High School
42Morgan DanielsJRP6-0Gallipolis, OHGallia Academy High School
43Harley AdlerSOF6-2Burton, OHNotre Dame College
44Julia HeaberlinSOF5-11Ashland, KYPaul Blazer High School
David Smalley - Head Coach - 22nd season
Brandon Bias - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Shaun Gunnell - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Joey Hoover - Assistant Coach - 5th season
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