|Position:||Assistant Coach / Recruiting Coordinator|
|Alma Mater:||Southern University|
Adrian Sanders begins her first season as an assistant with the Miles women's basketball team, bringing a solid Division I pedigree to the Lady Bears program.
Sanders comes to the Lady Bears from Southeastern Louisiana University, where she served as a volunteer Video Coordinator. Prior to her stint with the Lady Lions, she spent two seasons (2014-16) as a graduate assistant coach at Southern University and A&M College. At both spots, Sanders specialized in scouting and recruiting but she was involved in on-court instruction and the day-to-day functions of the Lady Jaguars program, which went 38-23 during her two season with two appearances in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game and one appearance in the Women's National Invitational Tournament. She has also experience in coaching middle school, high school, AAU, the Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League.
As a player, Sanders lettered for four seasons and was a three-year starter at Southern, where she scored more than 950 points, grabbed more than 380 rebounds, dished out more than 230 assists and added 125 steals. After her collegiate career ended, she served as a player/coach for the Louisiana Bayou Angels in the Women's Blue Chip Basketball League, where her team won regional titles in 2016 and 2017.
Sanders is a native of Jackson, Tenn. and played her prep ball at Ridgeway High in Memphis, Tennessee. She is a 2014 graduate of Southern, where she earned her degree in Business Marketing. She is also a member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.