Devona Knight joined the DSU women's basketball staff in July 2012 as the director of basketball operations. After spending two years with the Lady Hornets basketball program, she was reassigned as the assistant director of ticketing. In the fall of 2015, she was officially promoted to the Director of Ticketing.
Knight came to DSU after spending five months at Washington College as a graduate student and assistant coach. While there, she assisted with recruiting, scheduling campus visits, organizing practices, overseeing guard skill workouts, filming and scheduling contracts.
The Woodbridge, Va. native, played collegiate basketball at Division II Pfeiffer University and has experience as a youth coach, trainer and camp counselor and director. She graduated in May 2011 with a degree in sports management.
While at Pfeiffer, Knight was a team captain and earned All-Conference Carolina's honorable mention in 2009, averaging 12.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. Over her four-year career, she averaged 9.4 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists while breaking a school record by hauling down 27 rebounds in a single game (2008).
Knight was a camp director at Sports Booth Athletic Center in Stafford, Va. for three summers. Additionally, she served as a team coach for the Lady Hoop Booth Development Team (U13) and as an assistant coach for Lady Hoop Booth (U16), operating out of the Basketball Booth Academy (BBA) in Stafford. She also spent time as both a basketball trainer and camp counselor at BBA.
The former Gar-Field High School standout currently resides in Dover, Del.