The Missouri State University Board of Governors approved an extension to the contract of head women’s basketball coach Kellie Harper Friday afternoon at its June meeting.

The Missouri State University Board of Governors approved an extension to the contract of head women’s basketball coach Kellie Harper at its June meeting.

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina State has fired women's basketball coach Kellie Harper after four seasons. Harper’s new contract extends her current employment term to April 14, 2021, including a privately-funded increase of $12,500 to her base salary, as well as a retention incentive of $100,000 if the coachContinue Reading →

Missouri State head coach Kellie Harper yells at a referee after disagreeing with a foul call during the Lady Bears 90-64 loss to the Bulldogs at JQH Arena on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Leading the Missouri State women’s basketball team back to the NCAA Tournament has paid off in the bottom line for Lady Bears coach Kellie Harper.

Kellie Harper Husband. Kellie Harper, fired two weeks ago at North Carolina State, is the new women's basketball coach at Missouri State. Harper will be receiving a sizable pay raise from her former position as head coach for Missouri State. Harper received a five-year contract worth $750,000 annually. This season, Harper led the Lady Bears to their first NCAA Sweet 16 since 2001.

One of only 11 coaches to lead three schools to the NCAA Tournament, Kellie Harper enters her sixth season at Missouri State in 2018-19 after guiding the Lady Bears to four consecutive postseason trips and accumulating a 93-69 record in her first five years. She also noted the team's five freshman commitments are some of her top priorities from the onset of her coaching term. Missouri State women's basketball coach Kellie Harper welcomes baby Lady Bear. Salary already had established relationships with Head Coach Kellie Harper and Assistant Coaches Jennifer Sullivan and Jon Harper when the trio were recruiting her at Missouri State. Harper landed at Missouri State, a mid-major program with two Final Four berths in its history. She is 118-79 in six seasons at Missouri State. Harper, who is from Sparta, Tenn., was 118-79 is six seasons at Missouri State. RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina State has fired women's basketball coach Kellie Harper after four seasons. Kellie Harper Children. Kellie and Jon welcomed their first child, a son Jackson in November 2013 and a daughter Kiley in June 2018.

Kellie Jolly Harper (born May 3, 1977) is an American basketball coach who is currently the head women's basketball coach of the Tennessee Lady Vols.Prior to coaching at Tennessee, she served as head coach of Missouri State, NC State, and Western Carolina.

Harper has guided Missouri State into the third round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since Jackie Stiles powered the Missouri Valley Conference school all …

Harper's career record as a head coach is 285-208; she was 118-79 in six seasons at Missouri State. Kellie Harper, fired two weeks ago at North Carolina State, is the new women's basketball coach at Missouri State. She's signed on for the next five years on a $750,000 annual salary. Missouri State …
Missouri State head coach Kellie Harper brings players in to a timeout during their WNIT first round game against Iowa at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Kellie Jolly Harper (born May 3, 1977) is an American basketball coach who is currently the … Harper was Kelly Jolly when she played for the Tennessee Lady Vols, leading the team to NCAA titles in 1996, ’97, and ’98. Harper has a 93-69 record in five seasons. Warlick's salary was $690,000.

NC State went 50-50 over Harper’s next three seasons and she was fired in 2013. Her career record is 285-208 in 15 seasons, which included stops at Western Carolina and North Carolina State. Harper landed at Missouri State, a mid-major program with two Final Four berths in its history.

Harper inherits a Missouri State club that returns nine letter winners, including four seniors, from a 14-17 campaign.

She married Jon Harper, an assistant coach on her staff at Western Carolina, NC State, Missouri State and now Tennessee in 1999.

Missouri State's Harper focused on Lady Bears, not Lady Vols AP CHICAGO (AP) — Missouri State coach Kellie Harper can only hope the Lady … Tennessee fired Warlick on March 27 after seven seasons and announced the hire of Kellie Harper on April 9.