Former Georgia Southern assistant coach Alex Stewart has joined the North Greenville women's basketball coaching staff as an assistant coach. Stewart played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets from 1999 to 2004. Since then, she has coached for multiple NCAA Division I programs, including Georgia Tech, Jacksonville University, the University of Toledo, and Georgia Southern University. While coaching the Eagles of Georgia Southern, she worked in multiple aspects of the program, including running practices, scouting opponents, monitoring academic progress of the student-athletes, and travel coordinating.
During her time as a student-athlete, Stewart was named to the Atlantic Coast Conference Third-Team as a junior. She excelled in assists and free-throws, finishing her collegiate career third all-time in the ACC in both categories. Her best game came on January 30th, 2001 when she posted a triple double with 11 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists against Charleston Southern University. After her collegiate career, she played professional basketball in Keflavik, Iceland for one season, which ended with the team winning the Icelandic Championship and Stewart being named the tournament's Most Valuable Player.
Stewart is a native of Norcross, Georgia and earned her bachelor's degree in International Affairs in 2004.