Shane Flanagan

Shane Flanagan

Player Profile

Assistant Coach

Fifth Year

University of New Mexico '06

Shane Flanagan begins his fifth year at the University of New Mexico as an assistant coach. His duties include on-floor coaching, scouting, recruiting, academics, community service and summer camps.

Flanagan joined the Lobo women's program after three seasons at Eldorado High School in Albuquerque. This is Flanagan's first collegiate coaching stint.

"I feel very fortunate to have an opportunity to work with Shane," head coach Don Flanagan said. "He is excellent with the players, familiar with the program and is a good teacher of the game. Shane is a valuable asset to our program."

Flanagan is a former college basketball player. He played one year at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, Calif., from 1994-95 and was named honorable mention All-Western State Conference. Flanagan also played at Boise State University from 1995-98 and was named to the 1996 Big Sky All-Tournament Team. In high school, Flanagan was two-time all-state and three-time all-district and all-city at Eldorado High School.

Flanagan is a native of Albuquerque, N.M. He is a graduate of the University of New Mexico with a degree in University Studies.