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Women's Basketball

Chantel Govan named women's basketball Director of Operations

Govan most recently served as the program's graduate assistant

“I'm so proud to be able to move Chantel into a position that was well earned. She has been an integral part of our growth as a program and will continue to be as we move forward. Not only is she taking over the administrative duties for us but also has the opportunity to step on the floor into a coaching role.”

Karen AstonHead Women's Basketball Coach

SAN ANTONIO — UTSA women's basketball head coach Karen Aston announced the promotion of Chantel Govan to the Director of Operations position after she previously served as the graduate assistant during the 2022-23 year.

As the Roadrunners' graduate assistant, Govan had a multitude of duties, including overseeing the student managers, assisting in practice and skills workouts, aiding the previous operations person with travel itineraries, and many other tasks. 

The Converse, Texas, native first began her UTSA journey as a student-athlete during the 2021-22 season. After spending two seasons at Cal Poly, she decided to come home for her final year of eligibility, playing in 25 games while averaging 23 minutes per game. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in multidisciplinary studies from UTSA in spring 2022.

At Cal Poly, Govan averaged 17.5 minutes per game, earning 16 starts in 44 games played across two seasons. In her junior season, she had a trio of at least three-steal performances, including a career-high four-steals against UC Santa Barbara. She also had an impressive career-best six assists against Long Beach State.

She started her collegiate career in the Lone Star state, spending two seasons at South Plains College and earning her Associate of Arts degree in the spring of 2019. 

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“She has a passion for helping people, for basketball, and for San Antonio. I am very excited to watch her continue to grow as a coach and a mentor. The sky is the limit for Chantel."

Karen AstonHead Women's Basketball Coach