Former UALR coach hired at Southern Miss
Former University of Arkansas at Little Rock men’s coach Steve Shields has been hired as an assistant coach at Southern Miss.
Southern Miss Coach Doc Sadler, a Greenwood native, announced the hiring Tuesday in a news release.
Shields spent 15 seasons at UALR and was the Trojans’ head coach for 12 seasons (2003-2015). He led UALR to five Sun Belt Conference division titles and to the NCAA Tournament in 2011.
Shields was an assistant on Missouri’s staff under Kim Anderson the past two seasons.