Basketball Ring


Director of Basketball Operations –Carolina Upstate

Thunder Hometown: Gray Court, SC


High School: Laurens District 55 High School, Laurens, SC (1999)


-Masters of Education-School Counseling

(Liberty University, May 2014)

-Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Business Administration &Law (Western Carolina University, May 2004)

-Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Marketing (Western Carolina University, May 2004)


-Bachelor of Science in Sport Management (Western Carolina University, May 2004)


-Career Development Facilitator Certificate (Midlands Technical College, 2007)

*Global Career Development Facilitator certification (CCE, 2009)

Current position: Assistant Athletic Director at Laurens District 55 High School

She serve seven years as Head Coach for the Lady Raiders Varsity Basketball Team, Yoneko resigned this year to pursue other career opportunities. Prior to Laurens she was Head Varsity Coach at Boiling Springs High School for the Lady Bulldogs during the 2012-2013 season. Also coach the Lady Bulldogs and was later named Head Coach for the Union County Yellow Jackets. This was her first Head Varsity coaching position. In her High School senior year... she Helped her team to the state championships in 1997-98 and 1998-99...Named the Carolina & All-Star Classic MVP in Rock Hill, S.C. on April 11, 1999. She went on the play collegiate with Clemson University and later transferred to Western Carolina University. She has two beautiful children Zaylen and Xiyael...Strong believer in Christ.