Desiree' Driver returned to her alma mater as assistant women's basketball coach for the Battling Bishops in the fall of 2012. Prior to returning to Wesleyan, she served one year as a paraprofessional for ESE students at Flagler Palm Coast High School in Palm Coast, Fla. While at FPCH, Driver served as assistant coach for both the junior varsity and varsity women's basketball programs, while also serving as head coach of the Flagler Fury AAU team.
Driver, who played two seasons for current NCWC head coach Artina Trader, was a four-year starter and two-year captain for the Battling Bishops. She tallied over 600 points and 400 rebounds during her career in the post, shooting over 45 percent from the floor.
Off the court, she excelled in the classroom as a four-time USA South Academic All-Conference honoree and a three-time recipient of the Wesleyan's Scholar Athlete award. A 2011 graduate of the College with a degree in Exercise Science, she was also honored as her class' Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award winner. Established in 1925, the award is one of the highest honors given to a North Carolina Wesleyan graduate.
In addition to her coaching duties, Driver also serves as Intramurals Coordinator and Director of the Taylor Center.