Cleveland State is looking for anew women's coach today as Dan Lumpkin has resigned after 20 years at the institution. He has accepted a position on the women's basketball staff at Liberty University. He will be the Director of Player Development/Special Assistant to the Head Coach for the Lady Flames.
In his 20 years at Cleveland State, he amassed 337 wins to only 226 losses (.599 winning percentage). He had back to back years (2014-2015 & 2015-2016) where his squads finished runnerup in the TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Tournament. He has seen several of his teams ranked nationally with a #7 ranking being the highest attained in his 20 years.
Lumpkin came to Cleveland State from Martin Methodist where he was an assistant women's basketball coach as well as the school's head softball coach; a position he held at Cleveland State for four years as well as being be the women's basketball coach.
Also, he has served the TCCAA and Region VII of the NJCAA as it's Women's Region Director for 16 years. During that time, he became very instrumental at the national level. He has served on several national committees from tournament seedings to All-American selections.