MaChelle Joseph

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MaChelle Joseph
MaChelle Joseph 2013.jpg
Joseph in 2013
Biographical details
Born (1970-01-13) January 13, 1970 (age 49)
Auburn, Indiana
Playing career
1988–1992Purdue
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1992–1993Illinois (assistant)
1993–1996Purdue (assistant)
1996–2001Auburn (assistant)
2001–2003Georgia Tech (assistant)
2003–2019Georgia Tech
Head coaching record
Overall311–204 (.604)
Tournaments14–11

MaChelle Kay Joseph (born January 13, 1970)[1] is an American women's basketball coach, who served as the head coach for Georgia Tech from 2003 to 2019.[2] Under Joseph, the Yellow Jackets compiled a record of 273–176.[3] Joseph was fired on March 26, 2019, by AD Todd Stansbury and the Georgia Tech Athletic Administration after being accused of abusing and bullying players.[4]. She denies these accusations and filed suit against Georgia Tech Athletics, the Board of Regents, and 4 individuals on July 23, 2019. [5] She claims her termination was a culmination of an unlawful campaign of retaliation against her for advocating for gender equity in athletics at Georgia Tech, and that for years, Georgia Tech has provided sub-standard resources to its women’s basketball program including in facilities, marketing, travel, and funding, while providing significantly more and superior resources to its men’s basketball program.[6] Joseph served as the Head Women's Basketball Coach at GT for 16 years and amassed more wins than any other coach in GT WBB history.

Playing Career[edit]

Highlights of Joseph's career include:

  • As a senior at DeKalb High School, she averaged a state-best 35.1 points per game, and was selected as a 1988 Indiana All-Star, Parade Magazine and Street & Smith’s All-American.
  • She totaled 1,633 career points at DeKalb, where she led teams to three conference and two sectional titles.
  • She was named to the USA Basketball Women's Junior National Team (now called the U19 team).[7]
  • She was a four-year starter at Purdue University, where she set school and Big Ten Conference records for career points (2,405) and career assists (628). At Purdue, her teams won 96 games in four years, a 1991 Big Ten Championship and reached two NCAA Sweet 16s.
  • She was named to the USA team competing in the 1992 William Jones Cup competition in Taipei, Taiwan. The team won all eight games and won the gold medal. Joseph averaged 11.0 points per game, third highest on the team.[8]
  • She was a three-time 1st team all-conference player, a 1992 Big Ten Player of the Year, and All-American, 1992 National Player of the Year.
  • She was inducted into the Purdue Intercollegiate Hall of Fame on September 24, 2010, and was named one of Purdue's "Legends of Mackey" in January 2012.
  • She was a member of the 2013 Silver Anniversary Team.
  • She was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.

Coaching Career[edit]

Highlights of Joseph's coaching career:

  • Amassed ten 20-win seasons and seven NCAA tournament appearances, including six-straight from 2007 through 2012.
  • Under Joseph’s direction, 17 Yellow Jackets have garnered All-ACC accolades. Two Jackets have been named All-ACC First Team members since Joseph became the head coach in 2003. Eight freshmen have been named to the All-ACC Freshman Team.
  • Coached seven Jackets that were selected in the WNBA Draft, three of these in the first round.
  • Named the Georgia College Women’s Coach of the Year twice in her tenure and five of her players were recognized as the Georgia College Players of the Year.

Joseph was born and grew up in Auburn, Indiana and is the fourth of 7 brothers and sisters.

Purdue statistics[edit]

Source[9]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1988–89 Purdue 30 567 46.0% 26.3% 68.0% 4.4 5.0 1.5 0.0 18.9
1989–90 Purdue 30 583 47.1% 37.4% 72.5% 2.4 5.1 1.2 0.1 19.4
1990–91 Purdue 29 590 46.6% 32.8% 81.7% 3.5 5.5 1.4 0.1 20.3
1991–92 Purdue 30 665 43.9% 31.1% 83.2% 4.0 5.6 1.8 0.0 22.2
Career Purdue 119 2405 45.9% 32.5% 76.3% 3.6 5.3 1.5 0.0 20.2


Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (Atlantic Coast Conference) (2003–2019)
2003–04 Georgia Tech 14–15 5–11 8th
2004–05 Georgia Tech 13–14 4–10 8th
2005–06 Georgia Tech 14–15 2–12 11th
2006–07 Georgia Tech 21–12 9–5 6th NCAA Second Round
2007–08 Georgia Tech 22–10 7–7 5th NCAA First Round
2008–09 Georgia Tech 22–10 8–6 5th NCAA Second Round
2009–10 Georgia Tech 23–10 8–6 4th NCAA First Round
2010–11 Georgia Tech 24–11 9–5 T–4th NCAA Second Round
2011–12 Georgia Tech 26–9 12–4 T–3rd NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2012–13 Georgia Tech 14–16 7–11 T–7th
2013–14 Georgia Tech 20–12 9–7 T–5th NCAA First Round
2014–15 Georgia Tech 19–15 7–9 T–9th WNIT Second Round
2015–16 Georgia Tech 20–13 8–8 T–7th WNIT Second Round
2016–17 Georgia Tech 22–15 5–11 10th WNIT Finals
2017–18 Georgia Tech 20–14 6–10 T-9th WNIT Third Round
2018–19 Georgia Tech 17–13 7–9 6th
Georgia Tech: 311–204 (.604) 113–131 (.463)
Total: 311–204 (.604)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Basketball Coaches Career". NCAA. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  2. ^ "MaChelle Joseph Bio - RamblinWreck.com". Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  3. ^ Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets women's basketball 2012–2013 media guide. Retrieved January 14, 2013.
  4. ^ Sugiura, Ken. "MaChelle Joseph fired at Georgia Tech". ajc. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
  5. ^ Ken Sugiura, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "MaChelle Joseph files lawsuit against Georgia Tech alleging sex discrimination". ajc. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  6. ^ "KMB Representing MaChelle Joseph". www.kmblegal.com. March 27, 2019. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "Second FIBA Women's U19/Junior World Championship – 1989". USA Basketball. Archived from the original on December 30, 2013. Retrieved December 28, 2013.
  8. ^ "1992 Women's R. William Jones Cup". USA Basketball. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
  9. ^ "Purdue Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved September 5, 2017.

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