Dominique Stephens

  • Head Men's Basketball Coach

Work Experience:

  • 2008-Present Cheyney University- Cheyney, PA Head Coach
  • 2003-2008 Cheyney University-Cheyney, PA Assistant Coach
  • 1999-2001 Lancaster Storm-Lancaster, PA Player/Coach
  • 1993-94 Durham HS-Durham, NC JV Coach/Varsity Assistant
  • 1992-93 Northern HS-Durham, NC JV Assistant Coach

Biography:

After serving as the interim head coach during the 2008-09 season and leading the Wolves to the PSAC play-offs, Dominique Stephens was named head coach. The Wolves finished the season with a mark of 18-9. The previous five seasons, Stpehens served as an assistant coach under Cleo Hill Jr. Stephens is a native of Philadelphia and younger brother of Cheyney University women’s head coach and former Temple All-American women’s basketball player Marilyn Stephens.

Stephens has been part of many championships and great team from Philadelphia and Durham, NC. From past to present, Stephens was a member of the Dobbins High School Football team and 1984 basketball team that consisted of Doug Overton, Bo Kimble, and the late Hank Gathers. That famous hoop squad went onto win the Philadelphia Public League Championship. After high school, Stephens enrolled at North Carolina Central University. As a sophomore, NCCU posted a 26-3 mark. The following year the NCCU won the NCAA Division II title with a 28-4 season. The championship season, Stephens was named to the NCAA Tournament Team. His senior year, the Eagles went 28-5. Stephens was inducted into the North Carolina Central University Hall of Fame in 1995.

After college Stephens signed to play professionally in the Philippians Basketball League. In 2000, he was a member of the Lancaster Storm of the Eastern Basketball League. While always dreaming to play in the NBA, Stephens continued his schooling earning his Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from NCCU in 1992. Stephens went on to earn a Masters of Science in Human Services from Springfield College in 2002.

He is a father of former Cheyney University stand out Dominique Curry.