Rapheal HarrisAssistant Women's Basketball Coach
Rapheal Harris joined the UWG women’s basketball staff in June of 2022, coming on board as the assistant coach under newly appointed head coach Joanna Reitz.
After more than a decade of success as a high school coach in Florida, Harris made the jump to the collegiate ranks, reuniting with Coach Reitz after the pair worked together on the staff at Florida State.
While at Florida State, Harris served as a scout team member (2002-2007) and a graduate assistant (2007-2009). During his time at Florida State, he was part of five straight NCAA appearances (2005-2009), a 2007 Sweet Sixteen appearance, and a 2009 ACC Regular Season Championship title. As a graduate assistant, he created recruit mail-outs, assisted in post skill development, participated in official recruit visits, assisted with summer camps, recruited scout team members, and implemented the spring girls basketball league.
Most recently, Harris has been at Maclay School, a private school in Tallahassee, Florida. There, he served as a physical education teacher, life skills teacher, varsity girls basketball coach, and the middle school assistant athletic director.
While at Maclay School, he led the girls’ basketball program to five consecutive 20 plus win seasons. His teams competed in the State Semi-Finals in 2014, the Regional Finals in 2012 and 2015, and won four consecutive district championships (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015). He was named the FABC 2A Girls Basketball Coach of the Year in 2011, the FACA 3A Girls Basketball Coach in 2013, and the Big Bend Coach of the Year in 2014.
Harris earned both a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management and a master’s degree in Sports Administration from Florida State University. Additionally, Harris holds athletic administrators’ certifications from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.
A native of Marietta, Georgia, Harris is married to Lenedra and the couple has two sons: Roman and Corey.
Fall 2022 Sections
- PWLA-1618 (Basketball) Section: 01 external Syllabus via Concourse External Resource