Ben Law Hired to Lady Tiger Basketball Staff
Sept. 28, 2000
MEMPHIS, TENN. - University of Memphis women's basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis announced today the hiring of Ben Law as the Director of Women's Basketball Operations. He replaces former Lady Tiger Regan Fedric who resigned during the summer to pursue other interests outside of coaching.
Law will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative duties in the office, as well as coordinating travel, arranging recruiting visits and handling the budget.
A native of Dallas, Texas, Law joins the Lady Tiger staff after one year with the Miami Sol of the WNBA. While with the Sol, he served as an administrative assistant and was responsible for maintaining the player database, coordinating all scouting trips, coordinating free agent camps and assisting with team travel.
Prior to joining the Miami Sol, Law worked just over a year as an intern with the Miami Heat. While with the Heat, Law was instrumental in preparing statistical research for the college draft and play-offs as well as assisting with the free agent camps. Law also helped in the video department with statistical charts.
A graduate of Baylor University, Law received his bachelor's degree in education in 1997, and his master's degree in sports management in 1999.
While pursuing his education at Baylor, Law served as a graduate teaching assistant for almost a year before accepting a position as a graduate assistant in the recreation department. While working in the recreation department, he gained valuable experience in managing facilities and schedule maintainance.
During the 1996-97 school year, Law served as a volunteer assistant varsity coach at Mart High School, and he also has worked at several camps, including the Miami Heat Summer Camp.