Keith Stagg starts his fourth season at the helm of The Apprentice School as they come off a 13-11 record and an apprearance in the USCAA National Championship in 2015-16.
In 2014-15, the Lady Builders earned a second straight bid to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championships as they finished with a 14-12 mark. They scored a win over eventual NCAA Division III Tournament participant Eastern Mennonite University and celebrated the 20th anniversary of Lady Builder basketball in front of a packed house against in-town rival Christopher Newport University.
During his first season, the Lady Builders finished with a record of 22-5 and advanced to the semifinals of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championships. The 2013-14 Lady Builders won 12 in a row heading into the semifinals and got the school some national publicity with a buzzer beating half-court shot to stop a 16-game winning streak of Salem College. That shot made ESPN Top 10 plays at #2 for the first-ever mention of the program on ESPN.
Stagg served two seasons as a women’s assistant coach at West Virginia Wesleyan College and helped lead the Bobcats to the 2011-12 West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Regular Season and Tournament titles. Stagg handled all aspects in support of head coach Jackie DeVane and worked with her at summer camps at Monmouth University.
Prior to WVWC he was an assistant coach for two years at Christiana High School in Newark, Delaware where he worked with both the varsity and junior varsity teams. He also was the assistant men’s basketball coach at Wilmington University (DE) for the 2008-09 season. His background also includes nine years as a 17-and-under AAU head coach and three years as an assistant coach for both basketball teams at Phoebus High School from 2000-03.
Stagg graduated from Delaware State with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education in May of 2000. He was a member of the men’s basketball team from 1994-97.