Jim Grimes has been head coach of the Eastern Florida State College women's basketball team since March 18, 2013. Grimes previously served as associate head coach of the men's basketball team for the 2012-2013 season after joining the program and head coach Jeremy Shulman as an assistant coach for the 2010-2011 season. Coach Grimes brings a wealth of experience in the Melbourne area. As the athletic director and head coach at Covenant Christian School for eight years, Coach Grimes turned that program around. Playing with a varsity team that included eight freshman, Covenant won only two games in Coach Grimes' debut season, but the team immediately improved to 12 wins in his second season, followed up by a 20 win season and a top 10 state ranking in his third campaign.
Olivia Atwell is in her third year as an assistant coach. She was a two-sport athlete for all four years at Vero Beach High School, participating in basketball and golf before graduating in 2011. Coach Atwell played two years of basketball at Brevard Community College (now Eastern Florida State College). In her freshman year in 2011-2012 she appeared in all 30 games shooting 35 percent from the 3-point line while averaging 9 points per game. In her sophomore year, she was named Titans Female Student-Athlete of the Week twice. She averaged 12 points per game while appearing in 25 games.
Gary Woodmansee begins his first season as an assistant coach. He previously served
as the assistant boys' basketball coach at Covenant Christian School for 15 years.
He established the girls elementary basketball program, focused on player skills
development, and for eight years was assistant to boys head coach Jim Grimes. Coach
Woodmansee has been attending the high school basketball state tournament for approximately
30 years and has eye for identifying player potential.
Mckenzie Brisson begins her first season as an assistant coach. Brisson played collegiately at Palm Beach State College and Warner University. She is a 2011 graduate of Citrus High School in Inverness, Florida where she was honored as the 2011 Citrus County Female Player of the Year and Athlete of the Year. Brisson was a three-sport athlete in high school, playing basketball, golf and softball.