|Title:||Assistant Women's Basketball Coach|
Marquan Botley joined the Lynn University women's basketball program as an assistant coach in August of 2019. This will mark his first foray into college coaching after successfull stings at the high school and player development ranks.
Botley begins his coaching endeavor after an outstanding career on the hardwood in Boca Raton, playing three seasons at Division-I Florida Atlantic University before joining head coach Jeff Price and the Blue and White for his final collegiate season. While at FAU, Botley started 57 games and averaged 11.1 ppg, shooting 79 percent from the free-throw line.
The Dallas, Texas, native then burst onto the scene for the Fighting Knights during the 2016-17 season, averaging a team-high 16.8 ppg, shooting 40.6 percent from beyond the arc. Botley broke two program records during that season, making a school-record 97 triples for the year, which included a school-record 10 three-pointers in one game in a 40-point effort at Florida Southern.
He began his coaching career assisting with player development and skills training in the South Florida area with athletes ranging from youth to professionals. Botley then landed a position with North Broward Preparatory School as the head coach for the middle school team along with assisting the varsity squad. He is also involved with a local youth travel basketball organization, Ball by Design.