Brianna Temples enters her second season as the head womens lacrosse coach for North Greenville University. In her first season as the head coach, Temples improved on the 2-10 record the previous season to 9-8, including an invitation to the Conference Carolinas tournament, the team finished program-best ranked as the fifth team in the conference. She had several lacrosse “firsts,” coaching two All Conference players, the Conference Carolinas Player of the Week and a NCAA Division II Statistical Champion for most caused turnovers per game. Temples was also named the 2016 NGU FCA Coach of the Year.
Before coming to NGU, Temples was the head coach for Hillcrest High School in 2014. During her time coaching for the rams, Temples led the team to a program-best, 13-2. Temples coached five All-Region players, three All-State players, and three All-Upper State players. The rams also received the Rhett Thomas Sportsmanship Award.
Temples received her undergrad from Converse College, where she was four year starter for the Valkyries. During her time at Converse, Temples was recognized as an All Conference Player, team captain, named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll, and on the schools All Strength team. Temples is also in the Converse record books for third all time leading goals scored, third all time leading assists, second in all time leading points, and second in all time leading ground balls.
Brianna Temples currently resides in Greer, South Carolina with her husband, Dillon and their dog, Sawyer. She also helps coach with a local high school program, Dream Team Lacrosse.