Tara Fleming is entering her ninth season as an assistant coach on Terry Zeh’s coaching staff, the second-longest longest tenured assistant coach in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Fleming serves as the program’s recruiting coordinator while also working with the development of the post players, including the 2011 MAAC Rookie of the Year. Fleming also helps with the day-to-day operations of the women's basketball program.
Fleming served as a student assistant at Youngstown State during the 2005-06 season after closing out her playing career for the Penguins’ women’s basketball program. Fleming helped coordinate Youngstown State’s film exchange, while assisting with team travel and meal arrangements. She was also responsible for organizing recruiting mailings and assisting with opponent scouting reports.
Fleming played for Youngstown State from 2001-05 and ended her career ranked second all-time in school history with 125 blocked shots. She also ranks fourth and fifth on the single-season blocked shot list with 45 in 2004-05 and 43 in 2003-04. She played in 107 career games at Youngstown State and earned her undergraduate degree in exercise science in December 2005.
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