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Karen Shelton


In 36 years as the head coach at UNC, Karen Shelton has built one of the nation's top programs and established a tradition of excellence in Chapel Hill. She has led the Tar Heels to six NCAA championships,17 Atlantic Coast Conference titles and more than 500 wins, a total that puts her among the top five coaches in the college ranks.

Shelton coached UNC to national championships in 1989, 1995, 1996,1997, 2007 and 2009 and has led the team to 15 Final Fours. She has been named national coach of the year five times and ACC Coach of the Year eight times.

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    As a player, Shelton was a member of two U.S. Olympic teams and helped the squad to a bronze medal, the nation's best finish, in 1984. Twenty-six ofher players have gone on to play for the U.S. National Team.

    Shelton is married to Willie Scroggs, a Senior Associate Athletic Director at UNC. They have one son, William, who is 22 and a sophomore at Carolina.

Grant Fulton


Grant Fulton has been a UNC assistant coach since 2005 and brings to the program a wealth of international experience as a coach and a player. Before coming to Chapel Hill, he coached in his native South Africa, serving as an assistant to the men's and women's national team. He also has coached in Canada and The Netherlands. Fulton represented his home country at the 1996 Olympics and appeared in a total of 60 International matches with South Africa's National Team.