Isaiah Fernandez enters his second season as the director of player development with the UNM women’s basketball program.
Hired in July 2023, Fernandez will oversee the day-to-day basketball operations, in charge of film, managers and practice players.
Fernandez comes to UNM after gaining experience as a graduate assistant manager at Mississippi State, working under hall of famer Nicki McCray-Penson for five seasons prior to coming to New Mexico. Prior to that, Fernandez was a student manager with the Old Dominion women’s basketball team for four years, where he assisted with the scout team.
From Hopewell, Virginia, Fernandez graduated from ODU in May 2020 with a degree in sport management and from Mississippi State with a master’s degree in kinesiology.