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Haynes Takes Helm of Lady Knights Basketball!


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Warwick, R.I. – November 5, 2018: the CCRI Department of Athletics is proud to announce the hiring of one of their Hall of Fame Alumni Doug Haynes as their New Head Coach of The Women's Basketball Program. Haynes takes the helm of the CCRI Lady Knights basketball team in his first year after an excellent 18 year career as the Head Coach of the Bengals of St. Mary's Academy at Bay View. Haynes replaces Brittany Brown who has moved on as assistant coach at the University of Delaware. Remaining on the staff will be Denise Scott and Victoria Wilkerson who also were assistants under Coach Brown. The remainder of the staff is still being finalized.

Prior to joining the Lady Knights Program Haynes enjoyed tremendous success with Bay View including two State Championships, five state runners-up and seven Division Championships. In addition, he earned Division I Coach of the Year honors seven times and National high School Federation Coach of the Year in 2014.

Prior to Bay View Haynes was the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Times 2 Academy in 2000-01, He was the Assistant Boys Coach at Shea High School from 1993-96 and Assistant Boys Basketball coach at West Warwick High School from 1989-1992.

The CCRI Hall of Fame alumnus now returns to the college where he was a two sport star from 1987-1989. On the basketball court he was the Team MVP in both the 1988 and 1989 seasons and a two-time All-New England selection. In addition, he was an NJCAA All-American in 1989. He was the fourth member of the CCRI 1,000 point club and finished his career as the Knights No. 3 all-time scorer (now No. 8) with 1,043 points. On the baseball field he was a two-time All- New England Outfielder with a gaudy .403 batting average and he helped lead the Knights to a third place finish the 1988 NJCAA Word Series.

In addition to him being inducted to the CCRI Hall of Fame in 1995 Haynes has earned many other honors. He earned 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award. He was also inducted to the West Warwick Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004. He was also honored as the Female Sport Coach of the Year by Worlds Unlimited in 2014.

Haynes has an Associates of Arts Degree from the Community College of Rhode Island in 1989. Prior to that Haynes attended the University of Rhode Island from 1984-87. He graduated High school from West Warwick High School in 1884. Haynes is employed in Juvenile Correction at the Rhode Island Training School for Youth in Cranston, RI. He Resides in North Kingstown, RI.

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The Community College of Rhode Island, New England's largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 15,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.