RaShauna Hobbs joins the VCU Women’s Basketball staff as a graduate assistant for the 2011-12 campaign. Hobbs comes to VCU after a year working with Monumental Sports and Entertainment as an Inside Sales Account Executive and Youth Basketball Group Sales Manager.
Hobbs was a four-year letterwinner at Colonial Athletic Association rival George Mason, graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and a minor in sport management. The Bowie, Md., native captained the Patriots during her senior campaign, while appearing in 102 games with 55 starts during her collegiate career. She averaged 6.6 points and 2.3 rebounds per game and was one of only two players to appear in all 30 contests as a junior. Hobbs concluded her career at George Mason with 475 points, 160 rebounds, 102 assists and 61 steals.
RaShauna is the daughter of Karl Hobbs, who spent 10 seasons as the head men’s basketball coach at George Washington before returning to his alma mater and defending national champion Connecticut as the Director of Administration in July.
Hobbs, who recently attended the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's "So you want to be a coach?" program, while also serving as a volunteer AAU girl's basketball coach, played high school basketball for Diane Richardson at national powerhouse Riverdale Baptist (Md.). She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at VCU’s Center for Sport Leadership and hopes to break into collegiate coaching upon graduation.