Alvin Green begins his fifth season as Bridgewater's assistant
men's basketball coach.
Green, a graduate of Coastal Carolina University, was an
outstanding performer at point guard during his career for the
Chanticleers. He finished his career as Coastal Carolina's fourth
all-time leader in assists with 411, fifth all-time leader in
steals with 155 and fifth all-time leader in games played with 115.
He was also named to the 2000-01 Big South Conference All-Rookie
Team and named his team's most valuable player following the
2001-02 season. Green served as co-captain for the Chanticleers
program for his final three seasons.
During his high school playing career, he was named the state of
South Carolina's Mr. Basketball in 2000 while averaging 21.3 points
per game. He helped the United States All-Stars to a third-place
finish during the spring of 2000 at the Albert Schweitzer
Tournament in Germany.
A native of Socastee, South Carolina, Green earned his bachelor of
science degree from Coastal Carolina University in business
Green spent the 2005 year traveling to Tanzania, Namibia, South
Africa, Botswana, Panama, Jamaica, Trinidad working for the U.S.
Department of State. Coach Green worked as a Culture Connect Envoy.
The state department used basketball as a tool, conducting
basketball clinics around the world. Coach Green served as a
liaison for various cultures in overcoming stereotypes while
increasing their knowledge of the United States and its people.