Clemson names Grand Marshal for First Friday Parade
CLEMSON, SC - Head women’s basketball coach Itoro Coleman will act as Grand Marshal for the 2012 First Friday Parade on Sept. 7. Coleman is a graduate of Clemson, and now leads the women’s basketball program. The theme of this year’s parade is “Time Honored Traditions.” The parade will begin at 6:00 pm on Friday at the President’s house, and leads up to the men's soccer match at Riggs Field, in which Clemson will try to set a new soccer attendance record.
In all, she has been at Clemson for more than ten years, including as a player, assistant coach, and in her current post, which she is entering her third season. As a player, she led the Lady Tigers to two ACC Titles, and was ACC Tournament MVP her senior season.
She has also had stints in the WNBA before getting into coaching, where she has spent time at Liberty, Butler, Clemson, and Penn State.