According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, Tyler Summitt interviewed for the Lady Mocs basketball job over the weekend. Summitt of course is the son of Lady Vols legendary coach Pat Summitt. New UTC athletic director David Blackburn worked at the University of Tennessee for over 20 years before getting the Chattanooga job in April. Blackburn told the Chattanooga Quarterback Club on Monday that he hopes to name a new men's and women's head basketball coach at UTC within the next seven to ten days.
Summitt just completed his first year in college coaching. He served as an assistant coach at Marquette. Summitt has also reportedly interviewed for the coaching vacancy at Eastern Illinois.