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Tyler Cordell - Assistant Coach

No stranger to the Ivy League, Cordell joined the Lions in May 2016 after serving four seasons as the Director of Basketball Operations at Princeton. While with the Tigers, Cordell worked alongside Columbia Head Coach Megan Griffith to achieve an impressive 97-23 overall record and 50-6 conference mark. In her four years at Princeton, they won a pair of Ivy League titles and had four-straight post-season appearances.

Prior to her time at to Princeton, Cordell spent one season as a graduate assistant at Ithaca College. There, she assisted in player development, film exchange/breakdown, recruiting, and scouting for the reigning Empire 8 champions. That season, the Bombers went on to win the most games in program history at 24-5 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.

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    A 2011 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, Cordell was a four-year letterwinner on the women's basketball team. A three-year captain, she earned All-NCAC First Team honors three times. In 2009, the Bishops won the NCAC Tournament and Cordell earned tournament MVP honors. She concluded her career as the all-time assist leader in program history with 495 and is in the Bishops' all-time top-10 in points scored with 1,507.

    A native of Columbus, Ohio, Cordell graduated from Ohio Wesleyan in 2011 with a dual degree in sociology and sport management. She earned her master's in sport management from Ithaca in 2012.

Devon Fountain - Assistant Coach

Fountain joined the Lions in Summer 2016 after serving as an assistant coach at his former high school, Newbury Park, since December of 2015. During his time there, Fountain assisted with both the men’s and women’s basketball teams on school vacations and breaks and facilitated in-game adjustments for the CIF Division 2AA championship women’s team.

A 2016 graduate of UC Berkeley, Fountain served as a practice player for the women’s basketball team during the 2015-16 season. Prior to transferring to UC Berkeley, Fountain played one season at Palomar College where he received the Coach’s Award and was named to the Pacific Coast Conference All-Academic Team. Fountain started his collegiate career at the University of California Merced where he was awarded the first scholarship in the program’s history in 2012-13, starting in every conference game of the second-place team that went 7-3 with the program’s first ever trip to the CAL PAC Tournament semifinals.

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    During his four-year high school career at Newport Park, Fountain was named All-Marmonte League and Team MVP twice and served as the team’s captain during his senior campaign. A participant in the Ventura County Senior All-Star Game and dunk contest, Fountain finished his senior season averaging 8.4 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game.

    Fountain graduated from UC Berkeley in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Film.

Will Ingersoll - Assistant Coach

Will Ingersoll joined Megan Griffith's staff in May 2016 after spending three seasons at Sacred Heart University. In his time with the Pioneers, Ingersoll served as the team’s defensive coordinator, academic liaison, and recruiting coordinator. He mentored and helped develop All-NEC players such as Alissa Tarsi (’16), Hannah Kimmel (’14, ’15, ‘16), Gabrielle Washington (’14), and Adaysha Williams (’14).

“I am thrilled about Will joining our staff here at Columbia," said Griffith. "I have always had a great respect for him in this business and feel fortunate that he has joined our family. He already has made an immediate impact due to his working knowledge of the national recruiting landscape and proven commitment to being fully bought in to our program. He has one of the best work ethics in the game. I know we will achieve great things together and am looking forward to our future.”

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    Prior to working at Sacred Heart, Ingersoll spent five seasons working at his Alma Mater, The College of William & Mary. He spent two years there as the Director of Basketball Operations (2008-10) and three years as an assistant coach in charge of player development and recruiting.

    Ingersoll graduated from William & Mary with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in May 2008 before receiving his MBA in Marketing in May 2010. 

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