Stephanie Follett is entering her second season on the Auburn women's basketball staff. She came to Auburn prior with head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy prior to the 2012-13 season, assuming her role as Special Assistant to the head coach.
As the Special Assistant to the Head Coach, Follett handles community relations, personal appearances and speaking engagements for Williams-Flournoy. She also heads up the Auburn women's basketball summer camps and assists with team academics.
Follett spent five seasons at Southwest Missouri State from 2002-07 as an assistant coach, helping the Bears to three Missouri Valley Conference championships and four post-season appearances, including three trips to the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to her time at Southwest Missouri State, she spent two years at Brewster (N.Y.) High School in a variety of positions, including assistant varsity basketball coach and junior varsity head coach. Following her time with the Bears, she returned to the teaching profession in North Carolina.
A native of Stormville, N.Y., Follett is a 1996 graduate of the University of Maine, earning a degree in elementary education. She was a four-year letterwinner for the Black Bears from 1992-96, making the North Atlantic Conference All-Rookie Team as a freshman and was an NAC All-Conference pick as a sophomore and senior.
Follett led the team to two NCAA Tournament appearances as a junior and a senior. She also became the seventh player in Maine history to reach 1,000 career points and 500 rebounds. Following her collegiate playing career, she was a member of the People-to-People All-Star Team in Belgium.
Follett was married in July, 2007 to her husband Andy, a former assistant football coach at Missouri State and Western Carolina. He is currently the wide receivers coach at Alabama State. The couple have two sons: Drew and Jackson.