Kabrina Merriweather enters her first season with the Lobos in 2020-21 as the director of operations. She was named to the position in August 2020.
Merriweather played college basketball at Florida A&M University and at Georgia Southwestern State University from 2011-2015 and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in education in 2015.
Prior to joining the Lobos, Merriweather was a teacher and basketball coach at Tindley High School in Indianapolis, Ind. for four years. There she was responsible for developing practice itineraries and training sessions, recording and analyzing statistics, managing video databases, handling breakdown of film, tracking community service hours and more.
She brings eight years of professional experience around basketball to the Lobos in various capacities including serving as a coach for The Family Inc., an AAU powerhouse in Indianapolis, Ind.
Despite a collegiate career stunted by injury, Merriweather was a highly-decorated basketball student-athlete while in high school. She finished her high school career with 1,500 points and 1,000 rebounds. While in college, she remained a member of the basketball team throughout her injuries and spent three years as a member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
“I came to New Mexico to work for one of the best in the business,” Merriweather said. “I’ve known Coach Bradbury for a long time and I am completely humbled and thankful that he took a chance on me to work at a phenomenal institution alongside this amazing staff.”
Daughter of Kevin and Roxanne, Merriweather also has two sisters, Katrina and Kristina Merriweather. Katrina is currently the head women’s basketball coach at Wright State University, she moved into the position when current Lobo head coach Mike Bradbury left to join the Lobos after serving as an assistant under Bradbury.